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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.
    • Walt Whitman

    • Whitman, Walt, 1859-1928;
    • The actor Walt Whitman (1859-1928), who appeared in more than sixty films between 1915 and 1924, portraying Nell Shipman's father, the Skipper, in "The Grub-Stake."
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • The Girl From God's Country

    • Van Tuyle, Bert, 1878-1951; Clune. W.H., 1862-1927; Walker, Joseph B.; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994;
    • Co-director Bert Van Tuyle, financier W.H. Clune, camerman Jospeh B. Walker, and Nell Shipman's young son Barry, during the filming of "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."
    • 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...

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