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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.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 1961 

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

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: 1961 

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

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: 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...

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

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: 1937 

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

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: 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.
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