9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Motion picture actors and actresses.

  1. Rudolph and Joseph Schildkraut scrapbooks, 1867-1964

    around 1,000 items in 4 volumes ; 4 containers ; 4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Rudolph Schildkraut (1862-1930) and his son, Joseph Schildkraut (1895-1964), were Austrian-American stage and film actors. The collection documents their personal and professional lives on European and American stage and screen through photographs, clippings, programs, and iconography mounted in four scrapbooks.

  2. Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967

    1,000 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Humorist and actor. Correspondence, book typescripts, and film scripts relating to Marx’s life and acting career.

  3. Gatewood W. Dunston collection relating to William S. Hart, 1914-1955

    800 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, synopses of stories and movie scripts, publicity material, notes, and clippings relating chiefly to William Surrey Hart's career as a star of silent western films, Hart's lawsuit against United Artists, and the efforts of Hart's son to contest his father's will.

  4. Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin papers, 1921-1993

    5,900 items ; 19 containers ; 7.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and actress Ruth Gordon and her husband Garson Kanin, actor, author, producer, and director. Correspondence with colleagues in the entertainment industry.

  5. Tom J. Geraghty papers, 1923-1965

    250 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, motion picture producer, and screenwriter. Correspondence, notes, articles, scripts, printed matter, cartoons, and photographs relating to Geraghty's career as a screenwriter, producer, and journalist, his personal life, and his friendships with film personalities.

  6. 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.

    Summary:

    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...

  7. 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.

    Summary:

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

  8. Nazimova collection, 1877-1988

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

    Summary:

    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.

  9. Geraldine Farrar papers, 1895-1960s

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

    Summary:

    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...