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Empire's mistress, starring Isabel Rosario Cooper Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez

Author:
Gonzalez, Vernadette Vicuña 1973-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (219 pages) illustrations
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Electronic books
Place:
Philippines
Manila
Date:
2021
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Filipino American women  Search this
Américaines d'origine philippine  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies  Search this
Relations with women  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156438

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
2.96 Cubic feet (consisting of 5.5 boxes, 1 folder, 7 oversize folders, 8 map case folders, 1 flat box (partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Theater programs
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
1893-1969
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Motion Pictures forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents note:
Motion pictures were first publicly exhibited in the United States at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois in 1893. While the films exhibited there were technically crude with little to no plot or story and far from the polished product of today, they immediately caught the public's attention.

Within a short time the motion picture industry (creation, distribution, and marketing) had grown into a lucrative business. Those first motion pictures were often short serial films run in a series to keep customers coming back to follow the story's plot line to its conclusion. Gradually, films became longer and a number of performers developed legions of fans guaranteeing a certain amount of box office business from name recognition of the star alone.

Initially, the film industry consisted of many small companies, but competition cleared the field and fewer, larger corporations cornered the market in both production and distribution. Independent theatre owners, who were at first almost wholly independent of the production companies, also became rare as the major theatre chains developed their own movie studios to ensure a steady stream of films to be shown at their theaters. The film industry, at first based in New York City and on the East Coast, moved to the famed Hollywood, California, in the late 1910s early 1920s.

The Motion Pictures section of the Warshaw Collection consists of various types of materials relating to motion pictures. The collection is especially strong for the silent movie era, 1893-1927. This portion of the collection is divided into seven series.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Motion Pictures is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Actors  Search this
Topic:
Dance in motion pictures, television, etc.  Search this
Actresses  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Theater  Search this
Motion pictures -- History  Search this
Motion pictures, American  Search this
Filmmakers  Search this
Silent films  Search this
Sound film  Search this
Entertainment  Search this
Actresses -- United States  Search this
advertising -- Motion pictures  Search this
Genre/Form:
Theater programs
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Motion
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d7ad748a-7b70-4e46-90ec-f606ade06bd4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-motion
Online Media:

Mack Gordon Papers

Composer:
Myrow, Josef  Search this
Revel, Harry -- 20th century  Search this
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981 -- 20th century  Search this
Creator:
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959  Search this
Actor:
Berle, Milton  Search this
Dailey, Dan  Search this
Dunne, Irene -- 20th century  Search this
Faye, Alice -- 20th century  Search this
Gable, Clark, 1901-1960 -- 20th century  Search this
Henie, Sonja, 1912-1969 -- 20th century  Search this
Lombard, Carole -- 20th century  Search this
O'Hara, Maureen, 1920- -- 20th century  Search this
Oakie, Jack, 1903-1978 -- 20th century  Search this
Payne, John -- 20th century  Search this
Power, Tyrone, 1914-1958 -- 20th century  Search this
Taylor, Robert -- 20th century  Search this
Singer:
Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964  Search this
Crosby, Bing, 1904-1977  Search this
Fisher, Eddie -- 20th century  Search this
Jolson, Al, d. 1950 -- 20th century  Search this
Langford, Frances -- 20th century  Search this
Merman, Ethel -- 20th century  Search this
Dancer:
Castle, Nick -- 20th century  Search this
Producer:
Grainger, Edmund -- 20th century  Search this
Director:
Taurog, Norman -- 20th century  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Motion pictures (visual works)
Motion picture stills
Passports
Contracts
Correspondence
Clippings
Business records
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Photograph albums
Songs
Writings
Scripts (documents)
Sheet music
Date:
1926-1977, undated
Summary:
Mack Gordon (1904-1959) was a prolific and successful songwriter, lyricist, and composer. He composed songs for stage and screen. He and Harry Warren won the Academy Award for Best Song in 1943.
Scope and Contents:
The papers document the life and career of songwriter Mack Gordon. They include business records, both personal and business correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, commercially published sheet music, a script for the motion picture Three Little Girls in Blue, photograph albums, a scrapbook of clippings, original music manuscripts, notes and writings that may have served as mnemonic devices for song ideas, an excerpt from the Paramount short film, The Collegians, funeral materials, name change documents, and a passport. The production and creative files give insight into Gordon's creative process, and ideas for lyrics, song titles, and word play are found throughout these files.

The collection is organized in seven series.

Series 1: Production and Creative Files, 1931-1950, undated. This series contains files relating to motion picture and theatrical productions, both produced and unproduced. This series also contains unidentified lyric notes, instrumental sketches, and themes.

Series 2: Business Records, 1931-1975, undated. This series contains business records, royalty contracts, telegrams, correspondence and other business records pertaining to Gordon and his work for theatrical and motion picture companies.

Series 3: Original Music Manuscripts, 1940-1952, undated. This series contains original music manuscripts written by Gordon.

Series 4: Commercial Sheet Music, 1928-1959, undated. This series contains commercially published sheet music. The sheet music was bound by Gordon into volumes he titled, Majors & Minors, there is also a folder of unbound sheet music.

Series 5: Personal and Family, 1935-1977, undated. This series contains personal documents such as passports, life insurance documents, name change documents, the auction catalogue from the sale of furnishings at Gordon's Pacific Palisades home. This series also contains personal correspondence from singer Sandra Werner to Gordon.

Series 6: Photographs, 1933-1956, undated

Series 7: Audio-Visual, 1926
Arrangement:
The collection is organized in seven series.

Series 1: Production and Creative Files, 1931-1950, undated

Series 2: Business Records, 1931-1975, undated

Series 3: Original Music Manuscripts, 1940-1952, undated

Series 4: Commercial Sheet Music, 1928-1959, undated

Series 5: Personal and Family, 1935-1977, undated

Series 6: Photographs, 1933-1956, undated

Series 7: Audio-Visual, 1926
Biographical / Historical:
Mack Gordon was a prolific and successful songwriter, lyricist, and composer who composed songs for stage and screen. Born Morris Gitler (he legally changed his name to Mack Gordon in later life) in Poland on June 21, 1904, his family immigrated to the United States in 1908 and settled in New York. His early career was as a performer in vaudeville and minstrel shows, but by the early 1930s he had formed a songwriting partnership with pianist Harry Revel. Gordon wrote for the Broadway stage and eventually made his way to Hollywood where he worked at a number of different motion picture studios.

In addition to Revel, Gordon worked with such well-known composers as Harry Warren, with whom he won his only Academy Award for Best Song for "You'll Never Know" from Hello Frisco Hello, and Josef Myrow, to name just three. Some of his more famous songs are "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "At Last," and "Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?". He was nominated for the Academy Award nine times and became a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He died on February 28, 1959 in New York City (some biographies have his date of death as March 1), and is entombed at the Corridor of Immortality at the Home of Peace Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution by Jack Gordon, son of Mack Gordon, in 2015.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Composers  Search this
Topic:
Motion pictures -- 1930-1940  Search this
Motion pictures, American  Search this
Motion pictures and music -- 1930-1970  Search this
Theater  Search this
Musicals  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Musical theater  Search this
Music -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1930-1950
Motion picture stills
Passports
Contracts -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Business records -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 20th century
Scrapbooks -- 1930-1940
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Songs
Writings
Scripts (documents)
Sheet music -- 20th century
Citation:
Mack Gordon Papers, 1926-1977, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1363
See more items in:
Mack Gordon Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bd1c6908-3edc-4ab4-8ec6-757e2eb3ffe5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1363
Online Media:

American Indian image makers of Hollywood Frank Javier Garcia Berumen

Author:
Berumen, Frank Javier Garcia  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 275 pages) illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2020
Topic:
Indians in motion pictures  Search this
Indian motion pictures--History  Search this
Indian motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Indian motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Indiens d'Amérique au cinéma  Search this
Cinéma indien d'Amérique--Histoire  Search this
Producteurs et réalisateurs de cinéma indiens d'Amérique  Search this
Cinéma--Histoire  Search this
Indian motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156942

Road trip to nowhere Hollywood encounters the counterculture Jon Lewis

Author:
Lewis, Jon 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 331 pages illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Californie
Date:
2022
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
Motion picture studios--History  Search this
Counterculture  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Studios de cinéma--Histoire  Search this
Contre-culture  Search this
Motion picture studios  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1157174

Eddie Bracken (1915-2002)

Subject:
Bracken, Eddie 1915-2002  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Acting  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0331]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_290375

Photograph of Enrique Riveron, Sally Eilers, and unidentified woman

Photographer:
Anderson, Bert  Search this
Subject:
Riverón, Enrique  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1938
Citation:
Bert Anderson. Photograph of Enrique Riveron, Sally Eilers, and unidentified woman, 1938. Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1448
See more items in:
Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1448
Online Media:

Photograph of Enrique Riverón and Ray Milland in Hollywood, California

Subject:
Milland, Ray  Search this
Riverón, Enrique  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Hollywood, Calif.
Date:
1938
Citation:
Photograph of Enrique Riverón and Ray Milland in Hollywood, California, 1938. Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1449
See more items in:
Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1449
Online Media:

Photograph of Enrique Riveron with Mario Moreno and Antonio Arias Bernál

Subject:
Bernal, Antonio Arias  Search this
Moreno, Mario  Search this
Riverón, Enrique  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Mexico
Date:
194-
Citation:
Photograph of Enrique Riveron with Mario Moreno and Antonio Arias Bernál, 194-. Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Cartoonists  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8149
See more items in:
Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8149

Los Angeles -- Cresmont

Former owner:
Moreno, Antonio  Search this
Architect:
Farquhar, Robert David  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
2 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
United States of America -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Los Angeles -- Hollywood
Moreno Garden (Hollywood, California)
Varying Form:
Also known as the Canfield-Moreno Estate, the Dana Hollister House, and the Paramour.
General:
001: 814: - Home of Antonio Moreno, Hollywood, Calif. Postcard circa 1915-1930.

002: "Cresmont" Beautiful Spanish Home of Antonio Moreno, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Copyrighted by California Greeting & Post Card Co., Los Angeles circa 1915-1930.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Occupation:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Topic:
Gardens -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Gardens -- California -- Hollywood  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Swimming pools  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Courtyards  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Balconies  Search this
Stairs  Search this
Palms  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File CA203
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / California
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a2500854-939e-4671-82cb-093cc4017f72
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1200

Catalogues of Motion Picture Actors and Actresses with Brief Biographies

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1913
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures / Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f7caea95-aacc-425e-aa7b-053b47a26a34
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-motion-ref950

Charles Chaplin : an appreciation / Charles Silver

Author:
Silver, Charles  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Chaplin, Charlie 1889-1977 Appreciation  Search this
Chaplin, Charlie 1889-1977  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.C457 S5 1989
CT275.C457S5 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_383733

The man who shot Garbo : the Hollywood photographs of Clarence Sinclair Bull / text by Terence Pepper and John Kobal ; foreword by Katharine Hepburn

Author:
Pepper, Terence  Search this
Bull, Clarence Sinclair 1896-1979  Search this
Kobal, John  Search this
Subject:
Bull, Clarence Sinclair 1896-1979  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
TR647.B926 P4n 1989
TR647.B926P4n 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_384383

Hollywood glamour, 1924-1956 : selected portraits from the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research

Author:
Elvehjem Museum of Art  Search this
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 60 p. : chiefly ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Portraits
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Glamour photography--Exhibitions  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Call number:
TR678 .H74 1987
TR678.H74 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_391951

Gods & goddesses of the movies / John Kobal ; general editor, Sheridan Morley

Author:
Kobal, John  Search this
Morley, Sheridan 1941-2007  Search this
Physical description:
147 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
PN1998.A2 K75 1973
PN1998.A2K75 1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_387414

The post-feminist Hollywood actress : biographies and filmographies of stars born after 1939 / by Kerry Segrave, Linda Martin

Author:
Segrave, Kerry 1944-  Search this
Martin, Linda 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 313 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Film catalogs
Place:
North America
Date:
1990
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Actresses  Search this
Feminism and motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
PN1998.2.S44 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_381730

Louise Brooks / Barry Paris

Author:
Paris, Barry  Search this
Subject:
Brooks, Louise 1906-1985  Search this
Physical description:
x, 609 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
CT275.B848 P2 1989
CT275.B848P2 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_383715

Filmarama / compiled by John Stewart

Author:
Stewart, John 1920-  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Indexes
Date:
1975
1975-
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_749072

The invention of Dolores del Rio / Joanne Hershfield

Author:
Hershfield, Joanne 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Del Rio, Dolores 1905-1983  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 165 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Mexico
United States
Date:
2000
©2000
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Minorities in the motion picture industry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1056912

Laurel and Hardy : a bio-bibliography / Wes D. Gehring

Author:
Gehring, Wes D  Search this
Subject:
Laurel, Stan  Search this
Hardy, Oliver 1892-1957  Search this
Laurel, Stan Bibliography  Search this
Hardy, Oliver 1892-1957 Bibliography  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 307 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Comedians  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
PN2287.L285G4 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_393352

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