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    • The Girl From God's Country

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    • A pack train carrying supplies into the mountains for the filming of Nell Shipman's film, "The Girl From God's Country" in the Kings River canyon, California. Co-director Bert Van Tuyle wrote this caption: "Miss Shipman and her company enroute to...
    • Melba Cabin

    • Pipes (Smoking); Farming;
    • A photograph of retired miner Doc Hisom at his lava rock cabin on the Snake River. Known as the "Hermit of the Snake River desert," Hisom's hospitality was well-known in the area.
    • Ah Wing

    • Wing, Ah; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Actor Ah Wing and Nell Shipman (as Faith Diggs) in a scene from "The Grub-Stake." Born in China, Ah Wing (1851-1941) appeared in at least eight films in the 1910s and 1920s.
    • Al W. Filson

    • Filson, Al, 1857-1925;
    • Actor Al W. Filson, a veteran of more than silent 80 films, played J. Randall Carslake in Nell Shipman's film, "The Girl From God's Country."
    • Cecil Van Auker

    • Van Auker, Cecil, 1885-1938;
    • Actor Cecil Van Auker (credited as C.K. Van Auker) in the role of Otto Kraus in Nell Shipman's film, "The Girl From God's Country."
    • Edward Burns

    • Burns, Edward J., 1892-1980; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Actor Edward Burns in a scene from "The Girl From God's Country." The script girl and Nell Shipman are in the background.
    • George Berrell

    • Berrell, George, 1849-1933;
    • Actor George Berrell, as Pierre Le Mort, in Nell Shipman's film, "The Girl From God's Country." George Berrell (1849-1933) appeared in more than 50 films. According to a profile in the June 25, 1922, issue of the Spokesman-Review (Spokane,...
    • Walt Whitman

    • Whitman, Walt, 1859-1928;
    • Actor Walt Whitman, in the role of the "old inventor," in Nell Shipman's film, "The Girl From God's Country."
    • Amerigo Serrao

    • Serrao, Amerigo, d. 1960;
    • Amerigo Serrao (1893?-1960), Nell Shipman's companion from the mid 1930s until his death in 1960. Born in Italy to American sculptor Luella Varney Serrao, he worked in films in the 1920s and 30s, directing a number of films in England. He worked...
    • Back to God's Country advertisement

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • An advertisment for Shipman's film, "Back to God's Country," from the July 24, 1920, issue of The Moving Picture World. This image was made from a photographic reproduction of the magazine page.
    • Taxidermy Process

    • Taxidermy; Elk; Hides & skins
    • An elk in a realistic pose in the process of being preserved in Robert W. Limbert's workshop. The hide has been added to the plaster cast.

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