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19th century theatrical photographs album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6156
Abstract

This photograph album consists of photographs of actors and actresses, many in theatrical costume and posies, as well as photographs of stage sets with actors. The actors, actresses and productions are unidentified.

Dates: circa 1890s

A Midsummer Night's Dream scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7020
Abstract

A limited-run scrapbook produced for individuals such as studio head Jack Warner documenting the production of Max Reinhardt's film adaptation of Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream". The leather-bound scrapbook contains more than 200 original black-and-white glossy photos from the film along with scene descriptions below each picture, a cast of players, and reviews of the film reproduced from newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1935

Actors and Actresses scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: 0306
Abstract

This bound scrapbook contains photographic portraits of theater and movie actors and actresses clipped from popular magazines in the years 1917 and 1918. Many are accompanied by brief blurbs about the individual's career. A bookplate on the inside cover indicates provenance as the Research Department Library of Paramount Pictures.

Dates: 1917 - 1918

Millie Hudson Brown photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2546
Abstract

This collection consists of signed and unsigned photographs of various Hollywood actors.

Dates: c. 1920s-c. 1930s

Ross Brown theater photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0314
Abstract

This collection contains stereoscopic and 35mm slides and black and white photographs taken of Los Angeles theatre and ballet performances. The photographs in the collection were taken by Ross Brown, who photographed performances in Southern California in the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: circa 1945-1960

Paul Calvert photograph

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2531
Abstract

Collection consists of one group photograph of silent picture personalities taken at Norma Talmadge’s beach house in Playa del Rey in 1926 with an accompanying identification list and letter from Paul Calvert, studio electrician for Warner Bros. Studios.

Dates: 1926

Jo Capehart collection of Ethel Barrymore photographs and clippings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2579
Abstract

Collection consists of photographs and clippings of Ethel Barrymore and the Barrymore family in addition to a 1909 Actor’s Fund of America letter.

Dates: c. 1909-1920s

Lou D'Elia collection on George Hurrell

 Collection
Identifier: 6151
Abstract George Hurrell began his career as a photographer working for MGM during the Golden Age of Hollywood, during which time he photographed some of the most famous movie stars of the period, and as a result became one of the most famous studio photographers in Hollywood. He became known for his use of light that included spotlights and shadows, and hand-retouching, which produced romantic portraits that became his signature style. He continued to use this style throughout his long career,...
Dates: 1922-2015

William Dieterle papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017
Abstract

This collection contains production files for twelve American film projects of German director William Dieterle (1893-1972), dating from 1936 to 1950. The files chiefly include production and wardrobe stills, research files, and outlines.

Dates: 1923 - 1950

Dan Duryea collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2172
Abstract

This collection consists of Dan Duryea's papers and scrapbooks with photographs and newspaper clippings, scripts, and contracts. Duryea (1907-1968) was an American actor both on stage and in films and television series. This collection includes his work on television series "China Smith" and "Peyton Place."

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940s-1968

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USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library 16
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Subject
Actresses -- Photographs 9
Photographs 7
Scrapbooks 6
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Archival resources 4
Actors -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
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Autographs (manuscripts) 3
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Correspondence 3
Magazines (periodicals) 3
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Actors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
Clippings (information artifacts) 2
Film stills 2
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Photographs 2
Musicians -- Photographs 2
Slides (photographs) 2
Actors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs 1
Actors -- Pictorial works 1
Actors -- Portraits 1
Actresses -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Advertising photography -- Archival resources 1
Ballet -- Photographs 1
Caricatures 1
Celebrities -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
Conductors (Music) -- California -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Contracts 1
Dancers -- Photographs 1
Day at the races (Motion picture) 1
Ephemera 1
Fashion photography -- Archival resources 1
Feature films -- Archival resources 1
Feature films -- California -- Archival resources 1
Film adaptations -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Film sets -- Photographs 1
Firefly (Motion picture : 1937) 1
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Photographs 1
Larceny with Music (Motion picture : 1943) 1
Memorabilia 1
Motion picture producers and directors -- Archival resources 1
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Motion picture theaters -- Missouri -- St. Louis -- Photographs 1
Motion pictures -- Archival resources 1
Motion pictures -- History -- Photographs 1
Motion pictures -- Photographs 1
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Newspaper clippings 1
Night at the opera (Motion picture) 1
Obituaries 1
One Night in the Tropics (Motion Picture : 1940) 1
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Photographers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Photographs -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Playbills 1
Portrait photography -- Archival resources 1
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Set design drawings 1
Set designers -- Germany -- Archival resources 1
Show boat (Motion picture : 1936) 1
Silent films -- United States -- Archival resources 1
St. Louis (Mo.) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs 1
Stereoscopic photographs 1
Television scripts 1
Theater -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Theater -- California -- Photographs 1
Theater -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- Archival resources 1
Theater -- United States -- 19th century -- Archival resources 1
Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery -- Archival resources 1
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery -- Photographs 1
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Language
German 2
 
Names
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943 2
Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959 1
Barrymore, John, 1882-1942 1
Brown, Ross 1
Chaplin, Charles 1