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

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...

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.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Thomas H. Ince gestures to a cameraman who is moving a Bell & Howell camera on its tripod. Over Ince's shoulder is William S. Hart in costume as a minister...

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: 1954-08-10 

Description: Exterior view from street at night of the Photo Copy Service and Madison Film Productions, Inc., building at 211 West Mifflin Street.

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

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

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1961 

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 1961 

Description: A man looks through a movie camera as another looks on in a studio at International Harvester's Hickory Hill Farm.

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