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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.
    • Abandoned Trails

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Cover illustration on the dust jacket of Nell Shipman's novel "Abandoned Trails," published by Lincoln MacVeagh of the Dial Press in 1932. The book is a fictionalized account of Shipman's experiences making films, beginning in the far north of...
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Drivers license

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman's California drivers license, issued in 1929, not long after her return to the state. She originally signed it "Nell Shipman Ayers." Many years later she added "Locke," in recognition of her partnership with Amerigo Serrao, who was...
    • 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,...
    • James Oliver Curwood

    • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
    • James Oliver Curwood, with bear skins and dogs, in one of the photos from Nell Shipman's Shipman-Curwood Productions album. Nell Shipman's films "Back to God's Country" and "God's Country and the Woman" were based on Curwood's stories.
    • Joseph B. Walker

    • Walker, Joseph B.;
    • Nell Shipman's cameraman, Joseph B. Walker. His first feature film work as a cinematographer was on Shipman's "Back to God's Country." He also worked with her on "Trail of the Arrow," "A Bear, A Boy and A Dog," " Something New," "The Girl From...

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