Found 7 collections related to Silent films

Bronson, Owen, Mrs.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-030
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Scriptwriter for silent films, Nell B. Bronson published under the name Mrs. Owen Bronson. Born in Menlo Park, California, the former Nell Booth Poole was an assistant post office employee before having 40 "photo plays" accepted in 1914. Titles... more
Martin, Vivian, 1893-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 27582 + Cage
.3 linear feet, (1 box)
Vivian Martin, actress, was born in Michigan, 22 July 1893. She made her stage debut in 1901 in CYRANO DE BERGERAC and was then seen in PETER PAN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. As an adult she acted in numerous Broadway shows and then turned to the... more
Ward, Fannie, d. 1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-033
1 linear foot (6 volumes)
American actress on stage and film, Fannie Ward was probably most famous for her apparently successful efforts to appear forever young. Born circa 1868, she made her stage debut in 1890, was in Hollywood films 1915-1919, and called the perennial... more
Triangle Film Corporation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3030
4 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Triangle Film Corporation and its subsidiaries, the Triangle Film Service (Canada), the Triangle Distributing Corporation and the Western Triangle Distributing Corporation, represent some of the major New York-based motion picture companies... more
Adele Theatre (Eatonton, Ga.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-017
Collection consists of correspondence and contracts of the Adele Theatre concerning the booking of films, and the advertising it received from various film companies on their offerings.
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-011
The Lillian Gish papers (75 lf.) span the years 1909-1992 and consist of correspondence including letters from friends, family, fans and business associates, personal papers, business, legal and financial documents, scripts, writings, photographs... more
Mack, Nila, 1891-1953
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T Mss 1953-002
The Nila Mack papers contain correspondence, personal papers and ephemera, photographs, clippings and scrapbooks. The clippings and scrapbooks provide a complete overview of her life and career and span the years 1910 until her death in 1953.