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Churubusco Studios

Also known as Estudios Churubusco Azteca

It was inaugurated in 1945 after a 1943 agreement between RKO and Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta (of Televisa).

RKO Pathe owned 50% of the studio facility, and many Tarzan projects were filmed between the Culver studios of RKO and Churubusco.

In 1950 it was acquired by the government of Mexico and merged with Estudios y Laboratorios Azteca to form Estudios Churubusco Azteca. Since 1958 it has been controlled by the government of Mexico. Of the four motion picture studios during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema--the others were Estudios America, Estudios San Angel and Estudios Tepeyac--it and Televisa San Angel (the former Estudios San Angel) are still in operation.

 

 

 

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