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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: 1961 

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

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: 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...

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: 1961 

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

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Several men construct a movie set in a small, downtown area.

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: 1945-05-17 

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A high view of the Max Sennett Studios from about 1917. Visible are many open-roofed studios with cloth diffusers. A huge sign reads: "Paramount-Comedies-M...

Date: 1915 

Description: Cameraman Jules Cronjagger and director Ralph Ince shoot a scene with Earle Williams (as Tom Barclay) and Anita Stewart (as Celestia, the Goddess) in the V...

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: 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 Theater titled "It's a P...

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: 1954-02-23 

Description: RCA Artcraft and IPC Simplex Cinemascope projector equipment in projection room with operators, at the Orpheum Theater, 216 State Street.

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: 1937 

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

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...

Date: 1961 

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Aerial view of D.W. Griffith's motion picture studio in Mamaronek, New York. Griffith bought the 28-acre estate of Henry Flagler on Orienta Point in 1919 a...

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