5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Motion picture actors and actresses--United States.

  1. Ralstin/Murphy collection relating to Vera-Ellen and the Hessler Dance Studio, 1929-2010

    610 items. 4 containers. 2.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Two scrapbooks document the activities of the Hessler Dance Studio of Cincinnati, Ohio, during the 1930s and also the performance career of one of the studio's pupils, Vera-Ellen Rohe. Vera-Ellen (1921-1981), who performed under her first name, acted and danced in Hollywood films in the 1940s and 1950s. Scrapbooks were compiled by Violet and Catherine Ralstin and Catherine's husband, Paul Murphy, friends from growing up together in Ohio. Correspondence in the collection is between them and their families and Vera-Ellen and her mother, Alma Rohe. Additional items such as recital programs, ticket stubs, and handwritten dance routines document the dance activities and training at the Hessler Dance Studio. The career of Vera-Ellen and several other notables trained by the Hessler studio are documented in magazine and newspaper articles.

  2. Thomas H. Ince papers, 1913-1964

    13,000 items. 45 containers plus 3 oversize. 19.5 linear feet . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Motion picture producer, director, actor, and screenwriter. Business and production files documenting Ince's career as a producer and director of silent films.

  3. Nazimova collection, 1877-1988

    1400 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Actress. Correspondence, programs, press clippings, and scrapbooks documenting the American stage and film career of the Russian-born actress Nazimova, particularly during the silent film era.

  4. Geraldine Farrar papers, 1895-1960s

    approximately 25,000 items. 67 boxes. 28.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Geraldine Farrar was an American opera singer and film actress. The collection consists of Farrar's personal papers relating to her life and career, including correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, photographs and music materials containing sketches, autograph manuscripts, and printed music composed or edited by Farrar. In addition, the collection contains biographical materials, Farrar's writings, contracts, radio scripts, concert programs, awards, and other miscellaneous items.

  5. Bob Hope moving image collection, 1925-2003

    Approximately 7,900 items. A total of approximately 3,396 containers; including 3,359 individually-cataloged objects and 37 box-level catalog records.. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Bob Hope moving image collection is comprised of material spanning Bob Hope's career as a stage, film, and television entertainer. Objects in the collection associated with Hope's professional works range from aired and unaired television specials, feature films, and short theatrical releases to camera isolations, production elements, rehearsal footage, promotional material, and outtakes. The collection also includes footage of golfing events, amateur home movies featuring Hope, his family, and friends, and recordings of a wide variety of Hope's personal appearances.