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    • 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.
    • Tom Trusky

    • Trusky, Tom; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Tom Trusky (1944-2009), professor of English at Boise State University, examines a reel of film in his campus office, surrounded by Nell Shipman memorabilia. Trusky first became intrigued with the filmmaker in the early 1980s when he learned she...
    • The Grub-Stake

    • Thompson, Hugh, b. 1887; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Actor Hugh Thompson (as Jeb, Faith Diggs' romantic interest) comes to rescue Faith (Nell Shipman) from the clutches of the villain Mark Leroy (portrayed by Alfred Allen) in a scene from "The Grub-Stake."
    • Girl from Beyond

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Whitman, Gayne;
    • Lantern slide advertising the Vitagraph film, "The Girl From Beyond," starring Nell Shipman and Alfred Whitman (later known as Gayne Whitman). Lantern slides were widely used in theaters at that time to promote forthcoming films; theaters...
    • The Grub-Stake

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Walker, Joseph B.; Maupin, Cliff; Newhard, Robert, 1884-1945; Van Tuyle, Bert, 1878-1951;
    • Nell Shipman hugs the cliff (at left) during the filming of a scene in "The Grub-Stake." Cinematographer Joseph B. Walker described the scene in his memoir, "The Light on Her Face" (1984): "Nell Shipman emotes, assistant cameraman Clif Maupin...
    • Nell Shipman and Bert Van Tuyle

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Van Tuyle, Bert, 1878-1951; Burns, Edward J., 1892-1980;
    • Co-directors Nell Shipman and Bert Van Tuyle on horseback during the filming of "The Girl From God's Country." Also on horseback is Edward Burns, and in the foreground is Nell Shipman's dog Laddie.
    • Something New

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Van Tuyle, Bert, 1878-1951;
    • Nell Shipman and Bert Van Tuyle, co-stars and co-directors of the silent film "Something New," in the Maxwell automobile, the real star of the film.
    • Nell Shipman and Bert Van Tuyle

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Van Tuyle, Bert;
    • Nell Shipman and her co-director, Bert Van Tuyle, on the set of "The Girl From God's Country." Although the 1920 U.S. census lists Van Tuyle and Shipman ("Helen F. Van Tuyle") as husband and wife, they were never married. They were then living...
    • Letters From God's Country

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Cover illustration on the dust jacket of the edition of Shipman's correspondence published by Boise State University in 2003. Edited by Tom Trusky, "Letters from God's Country: Nell Shipman: Selected Correspondence & Writings, 1912-1970" is "an...
    • The Grub-Stake

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Thompson, Hugh, b. 1887;
    • Filming a scene in "The Grub-Stake." Actors Nell Shipman (as Faith Diggs) and Hugh Thompson (as Jeb, her romantic interest) are at center, in the scene.
    • Nell Shipman Productions

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Marie;
    • Envelope printed with the return address and logo of Nell Shipman Productions, Inc., the corporate name under which Shipman produced her independent films beginning with "The Girl From God's Country" in 1920. The envelope is addressed to Marie...
    • World War I appeal

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994; Lederer, Otto, 1886-1965;
    • Nell Shipman, her son Barry, and actor Otto Lederer pose for a World War I fundraising appeal. Lederer appeared with Shipman in the films "The Wild Strain" and "Cavanaugh of the Forest Rangers," both released in 1918. Shipman also spoke at...
    • Nell Shipman's Birthday

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994;
    • Nell Shipman, her company, and friends celebrate her birthday, October 25, 1920, at the Pine Knot Lodge, Big Bear, California. Nell Shipman is seated at the head of the table with her son Barry standing beside her. She was at Big Bear filming...
    • Nell Shipman's company

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Playter, Dick; Greenfield, Marge; Newhard, Robert, 1884-1945; Walker, Joseph B.; Maupin, Cliff; Daggy, Duke; Van Tuyle, Bert, 1878-1951;
    • Crew of "The Grub-Stake" pose with Nell Shipman on the studio set at Minnehaha Park in Spokane, Washington. Standing left to right are electrician Dick Playter, script girl Marge Greenfield, second cameraman Bobby Newhard, first cameraman Joseph...

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