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Actors -- Photographs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

19th century theatrical photographs album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6156

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

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

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

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

Dates: c. 1920s-c. 1930s

Ross Brown theater photographs

Identifier: 0314

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

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

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

Albert Dekker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2143

Collection consists of clippings, correspondence, playbills, photographs, film stills, and political materials associated with American actor and legislator Albert Dekker (1905-1968).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 1961

Lou D'Elia collection on George Hurrell

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

Identifier: 2017

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