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    • 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...
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Nell Shipman and Alfred Allen

    • Allen, Alfred, 1866-1947; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman (as Faith Diggs) and Alfred Allen (as Mark Leroy) in a scene from "The Grub-Stake." Alfred Allen (1866-1947) appeared in more than 100 films between 1915 and 1929.
    • Nell Shipman clipping

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Clipping from the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch newspaper (Norfolk, Virginia), with a photo of Nell Shipman, reporting on her plans to produce films in the Norfolk area. It is annotated in red pencil with the date 1/9/48. None of the films named in the...
    • 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...

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