Free Library of Philadelphia
The Lubin Manufacturing Company records contain photographs, advertisements, business records, publicity materials, and artifacts documenting Siegmund Lubin's career as one of America's most successful film producers during the silent film era. Scrapbooks include newspaper and magazine clippings, playbills, advertisements, and flyers spanning from December 1911 to April 1916. The collection also includes lantern slides used in Lubin films, portraits of actors and actresses in the films, many still images from Lubin movies, and photographs of Lubin's studios and theaters. Writings comprise papers, articles, and notes on Lubin's life and film technique dating from 1911 to 2006. Corporate files include correspondence, patent information, and receipts of the Lubin Manufacturing Company from 1907 to 1986. Researchers interested in Lubin's role in film history should consult his patents for film inventions in the corporate files. There are several artifacts: large film posters, Lubin's car ... Read More
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
Montgomery County Community College
In this silent drama set in the southwest, Juan and Juanita wish to marry, but Juan has no money; however, Juan foils a train robbery and gains a reward (and gets the girl)


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