Montgomery County Community College
The Betzwood Collection contains items created by the Lubin Manufacturing Company, production company of silent era films, and collected by Film historian and Montgomery County Community College Emeritus Professor Joseph Eckhardt. The Lubin Manufacturing Company was owned and operated by Siegmund Lubin, entrepreneur and movie pioneer. The collection is named for the Company's Betzwood Studio, the most state-of-the-art facility of its time. Items include administrative records from the Betzwood Studio, created both during the Lubin era and after his declaration of bankruptcy, the subsequent owners, the Wolfe brothers, promotional material for films, industry magazines, film stills, glass plate negatives, items created around the studio's most famous releases, The Toonerville Trolley, and items created by Professor Eckhardt supporting his research including audio cassette recordings of oral histories of studio employees and family members, which have been digitized, as well as artifacts ... Read More
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Loyola Marymount University
The Thomas W. Sefton Collection of Laurel and Hardy Materials consists of photographs, movie stills and posters, correspondence, memorabilia, and scripts related to the great movie comedy team of Stan Laurel (1890-1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892-1957). The run of datable materials in the collection is from 1933 through 1994. Stan Laurel's personally annotated scripts, Laurel's opinions of his films and short films, and stills of Laurel and Hardy films: all came to Sefton from Stan Laurel and are now found in this collection. Extremely valuable as well, as a source for the history of Hollywood, is correspondence between the actor and Sefton and his family, containing much information on the production of Laurel and Hardy shorts and also movie production in the 1920s
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Photographic stills, prints, autographed photos, articles, clippings and other memorabilia related to Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy (as Laurel and Hardy,) actors and comedians
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The collection contains 154 prints and postcards created or collected by Lillian Alexander Burch on her 1930 study trip. The images show popular tourist sites as well as views of tour participants. The group camped for part of the trip and some of the photographs include camp scenes. Photographs made at the Hal Roach Studio in California include Oliver Hardy and Charley Chase. Most of the images are mounted in an album with captions that was put together by Burch. The collection also includes a small number of papers related to the trip
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Programs on motion picture history presented by a California film historian, consisting of excerpts from original motion pictures (1900-1978), background organ music to accompany silent film, brief program notes, and publicity. For one talk on Laurel and Hardy there is also a recorded version of Chatterton's commentary
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection contains correspondence (1940-1979) including 32 letters from convicted murderer John "Jack" A. Kramer written while he was awaiting execution in Nevada (1940-1942); 75 oil paintings by London including portraits of Charlie Chaplin, Harry Langdon, Chester Conklin, Laurel and Hardy, Fatty Arbuckle, and Buster Keaton; 18 8mm and 16mm films including several of her comedy features and a personal film of London and Stan Laurel made shortly before his death; and materials related to London's interest in reincarnation, including files on the Religious Research Foundation of America and a personal life reading
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Toronto Public Library

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