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Dorothy Phillips, a Capuchin Monkey, and a Bell and Howell Motion Picture Camera | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Dorothy Phillips, a Capuchin Monkey, and a Bell and Howell Motion Picture Camera

Dorothy Phillips, a Capuchin Monkey, and a Bell and Howell Motion Picture Camera | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Original title: "This is one of the rare snapshots which a photographer gets only once in a peagreen moon. Dorothy Phillips, star of Allen Holubar's <i>The Soul Seeker</i> is showing her pet simian how a fade out is made with the frontal attachment to the camera. The monk is taking a canny amused interest in the proceeding."  Dorothy Phillips, besides being the star of <i>The Soul Seeker,</i> was the wife of the director. The film itself seems to be lost.  The camera is a hand-cranked Bell and Howell model 2709, probably belonging to Byron Haskin, the film's cinematographer.

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DESCRIPTION
Original title: "This is one of the rare snapshots which a photographer gets only once in a peagreen moon. Dorothy Phillips, star of Allen Holubar's The Soul Seeker is showing her pet simian how a fade out is made with the frontal attachment to the camera. The monk is taking a canny amused interest in the proceeding." Dorothy Phillips, besides being the star of The Soul Seeker, was the wife of the director. The film itself seems to be lost. The camera is a hand-cranked Bell and Howell model 2709, probably belonging to Byron Haskin, the film's cinematographer.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:70914
Creation Date: 1922
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:WCFTR Subject File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:SF PETS Phillips, Dorothy
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Monkeys
Actresses
Motion picture cameras
Silent films
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
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