Krantz Films

Krantz Films, Inc. (KFI) was a production company headed by Steve Krantz. From 1966 to 1974, it produced animated cartoon shows such as The Marvel Superheroes, Spider-Man,[1] Rocket Robin Hood,[2] Professor Kitzel, and Max, the 2000-Year-Old Mouse.

It also produced two live-action television shows in Canada: The Weaker(?) Sex in 1968[3] and Strange Paradise in 1969.[2] During production of the latter, the company was sold to cable system operator Vikoa, which later wound down the operation.[4]


  1. Raphael, Jordan; Spurgeon, Tom (2004). Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book. Chicago Review Press. p. 186. ISBN 1613742924. Retrieved 2013-09-20.
  2. 1 2 "Strange Paradise New Serial". Calgary Herald. 1969-10-03. Retrieved 2013-09-20.
  3. The Canadian Press (1968-03-08). "Distributor Plans To Sell Canadian Programs in U.S.". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved 2013-09-20.
  4. "Vikoa Acquires Krantz Films". The Wall Street Journal. 1969-02-23. Retrieved 2013-09-20.

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