Lodoen Purdy Cain collection of motion picture actors and actresses photographs, ca. 1920s [graphic]. ca. 1920s.


Lodoen Purdy Cain collection of motion picture actors and actresses photographs, ca. 1920s [graphic]. ca. 1920s.

This collection contains photographic negatives of early motion picture celebrities, including Lionel Barrymore, Jackie Coogan and Al Jolson. Many of these negatives are signed by the celebrities and were probably used to make publicity photographs.

11 negatives : b&w ; various sizes.


SNAC Resource ID: 7667480

University of Washington Libraries

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Dix, Richard, 1893-1949

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Barrymore, Lionel

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After the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. First performance Indianapolis, Indiana, 23 November 1946, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien Sevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piranesi suite / Lionel Barrymore. c1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696866 Barrymore was born as Lionel Blythe on Apr. 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA; he became a leading Broadway actor by 1900; began film career in 1909; appeare...

Talmadge, Constance, 1898-1973

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Warner, H. B. (Henry Byron), 1876-1958

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Cain, Lodoen Purdy.

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Miller, Patsy Ruth, 1904-1995

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Patsy Ruth Miller, a silent film actress and a writer, was born in 1905 in St. Louis, Missouri. From 1920 to 1933 she appeared in over eighty films. In 1933 she retired from performing in films and began writing plays, short stories and screenplays, and in 1939 she wrote a novel with a Hollywood background. Her autobiography, "My Hollywood, When Both of Us Were Young," was published in 1988. From the guide to the Patsy Ruth Miller papers, 1922-1986, (The New York Public Library. Bill...

Jolson, Al, 1886-1950

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Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914110 Although many people view Al Jolson as little more than a singer of long ago, the voice of "The Jazz Singer", the first full-length 'talking movie", he was known as The World's Greatest Entertainer, a superstar before the word was coined, a man whose musical heritage created much of the entertainment industry we know today. His car...

Todd, Thelma, 1905-1935

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Minter, Mary Miles, 1902-1984

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Coogan, Jackie.

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