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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.
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Beulah Shipman

    • Shipman, Beulah, 1909-2005;
    • Dancer and actress Beulah McDonald Shipman (1909-2005), wife of Barry Shipman. Acting under the name Gwynne Shipman in the 1930s, she appeared as the female lead in motion pictures opposite Tom Keene and William Boyd (Hopalong Cassidy).
    • Boise what where when

    • Telephone directories; Demography;
    • An informative booklet for citizens of Boise, Idaho and surrounding areas. The booklet was intended to assist individuals connect with services available to them.
    • Mall Songs

    • Shopping centers;
    • The process of building a mall became a popular topic in Boise in the mid-1980's. To commemorate the first day of construction of the Boise Town Square Mall, the KIVS-FM radio station requested J.J. Dion write and sing parody songs about the mall....
    • 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,...

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