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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Bostock Arena and Jungle, part of David Horsley's Centaur motion picture studio and animal attraction in Los Angeles, c. 1915. "The Moving Picture W...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Photograph of the winter studios of the Kalem Company showing outbuildings on the grounds of the Roseland Hotel on the St. Johns River near Jacksonville, F...

Date: 1961 

Description: Two men and a woman operate film reels inside a room at International Harvester's Hickory Hill Farm.

Date: 1930 

Description: Original caption: "Charging that the Fox West Coast Theatres constitute an arrogant monopoly which seeks to stifle the endeavor of motion picture artists a...

Date: 1961 

Description: Two men synchronize the sound on an International Harvester film narrated by Chet Huntley at International Harvester's Hickory Hill Farm.

Date: 1945-05-17 

Description: Evan M. Hughes, 68, a war-time replacement as doorman at the Capitol Theatre. Mr. Hughes had a son, Pvt. Robert E. Hughes, who was a prisoner of war by th...

Photograph

Dixieland Theatre

Date: 1916 

Description: The Dixieland Theatre in South Jacksonville, Florida, before it was converted by the Gaumont Company into a film studio.

Date: 1930-08-15 

Description: A crowd of children, some in costume, gather at the Orpheum Theater entrance behind a caricature labeled "Jack Holt" during a promotion for the film, "Swi...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Production still showing how three or more silent film scenes could be simultaneously filmed under the glass roof of the Thanhouser studio. The print is ca...

Historical Essay

Orson Welles, 1915-1985

Cinematic Visionary

Learn about this Wisconsin-born director, his relationship with the film industry, and his lasting legacy as a filmmaker.

Date: 1961 

Description: A woman spools motion picture film onto a reel at International Harvester's Hickory Hill Farm.

Date: 1961 

Description: A man operates a film reel inside a room at International Harvester's Hickory Hill Farm.

Date: 1937 

Description: Actress Steffi Duna stands on the International T-20 TracTracTor (crawler tractor) used in the motion picture Escape by Night.

Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: Harry Schuler mans the two projectors in the Orpheum theater projection booth. At the right are two of the spotlights used for stage shows.

Date: 1961 

Description: A man uses a motion picture camera while filming in a studio at International Harvester's Hickory Hill Farm.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Max Sennett Studios. There are many open-roofed studios with cloth diffusers. A huge sign reads: "Paramount-Comedies-Mack Sennett-Come...

Date: 1929-08-16 

Description: Three actors pose with a McCormick-Deering tractor and grain drill on the set of the Fox Film production "Our Daily Bread".

Date: 1961 

Description: A woman sits at a table while spooling motion picture film onto a reel at International Harvester's Hickory Hill Farm.

Date: 1915 

Description: Group shot of the cast and crew for the Universal serial "The Broken Coin," taken after shooting the final scene. Grace Cunard and Francis Ford are in the...

Date: 1945-04-26 

Description: Show window at the Sherwin Williams Paint Store, 327 State Street, featuring a display announcing an upcoming movie at the Capitol Theatre titled "It's a P...

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