Compass International Pictures

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Compass International Pictures
Industry Film studio
Fate Closed
Founded 1977
Defunct 1988
Key people
Irwin Yablans
Joseph Wolf
Products Halloween (1978)
The Day Time Ended (1980)
Parent Trancas International Films, Inc.

Compass International Pictures was an American film distribution company founded by Irwin Yablans and Joseph Wolf in 1977. Their first, and most notable film release was Halloween in 1978 with Falcon Films.[1] The company closed down in 1981, and Yablans moved the Compass' assets towards a successor company, Trancas International Pictures Ltd.

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  1. ^ Magistrale, Tony (2003). Hollywood's Stephen King. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 221. ISBN 0-312-29321-6.