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Date: 1961 

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

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: 1916 ca.

Description: General view of the American Film Company studio located at State Street and Mission Street in Santa Barbara, California. The American Film Company, also k...

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

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: 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: 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...

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: 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...

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: 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: 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 

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

Date: 1961 

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

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: 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: 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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