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    • A Bear, A Boy and A Dog

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Howard, Sunny;
    • Title frame from Nell Shipman's 20-minute short film, "A Bear, A Boy and A Dog." Originally titled "Saturday Off" in 1920, the film was reissued in 1921 under this new title.
    • 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."
    • Alfred Allen and Nell Shipman

    • Allen, Alfred, 1866-1947; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Mark Leroy (at left, portrayed by Alfred Allen) introduces Faith Diggs (Nell Shipman) to the dance hall crowd in a scene from "The Grub-Stake." The third actor (right) is unidentified.
    • Amelia Earhart telegram

    • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Telegram from Amelia Earhart (in Burbank, California) to Nell Shipman (in Roscoe, California) asking Shipman to phone her. Shipman worked for Earhart's husband, George Palmer Putnam, in New York in 1934 and 1935, developing stories for him when he...
    • 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...
    • Arnold Barham and Barry Shipman

    • Barham, Arnold Foster; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994;
    • Nell Shipman's father, Arnold Foster Barham, and her son, Barry Shipman, outside their home in Glendale, California, 1918. Barry attended a military academy and is wearing a school uniform. The Shipmans' Glendale home has been moved from its...
    • Ayers oil portrait

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Ayers, Charles Douglas, 1926-; Feldman, Daphne Ayers, 1926-1990; Ayers, Charles H. Austin;
    • Portrait of Nell Shipman and her twin children, Charles Douglas Ayers and Daphne Anne Ayers, painted by Charles H. Austin Ayers, the twins' father, in 1930 while the family was living in Taos, New Mexico, at Mabel Dodge Luhan's artists' retreat. ...
    • 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.
    • Barry Shipman

    • Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994;
    • Barry Shipman (1912-1994), Nell and Ernest Shipman's son, about 1930. He became a screenwriter for the movie serials in the 1930s, scripting some of Dick Tracy's and Flash Gordon's most memorable adventures. He later wrote for television,...
    • Barry Shipman

    • Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994;
    • Barry Shipman (1912-1994), Nell and Ernest Shipman's son, about 1935. He became a screenwriter for the movie serials in the 1930s, scripting some of Dick Tracy's and Flash Gordon's most memorable adventures. He later wrote for television,...
    • Belle Angstadt family and Nell Shipman

    • Angstadt, Belle, 1867-1926; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994; Hein, Gertrude B.; Peters, Ray; Peters, Lloyd, 1902-;
    • Members of Nell Shipman's movie company visit with Belle Angstadt and members of her family at Angstadt's Lone Star Ranche on Priest Lake, Idaho. Angstadt and Shipman are seated in front; Shipman's son Barry is crouching at the left. Shipman used...
    • 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."
    • Charles H. Austin Ayers

    • Ayers, Charles H. Austin;
    • Portrait artist Charles H. Austin Ayers (1889-1964), Nell Shipman's partner from 1925 until 1934, and father of her two children, the twins Charles Douglas and Daphne Anne.
    • Coolin, Idaho

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman and her sled dogs Tex and Lady at Coolin, Idaho, the town closest to her movie camp, Lionhead Lodge, on the shores of Priest Lake, Idaho. The two-horse team, hitched to a wagon with runners, was to take Nell and her dogs to the...
    • Curwood letter

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
    • Typed letter to Nell Shipman signed by James Oliver Curwood acknowledging her withdrawal from their movie-making partnership. Together they had made "Back to God's Country." Curwood wished her success but called the decision perhaps "the biggest...
    • Daddy Duffill

    • Duffill, Daddy;
    • Daddy Duffill, a member of Nell Shipman's company at her movie camp, Lionhead Lodge, on the shores of Priest Lake, Idaho. Duffill appeared in Shipman's films "The Trail of the Northwind" and "The Light on Lookout" and helped take care of Shipman's...

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