Creator

Creator

Essanay Company

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Identifier

PP-05-01_Henry_B_Walthall_1915

Creation Date

1915

Subject—Topics

Advertising; Motion Picture News; Walthall, Henry B.; Actors; Silent films

Date Range

1915

Description

Excerpt from Motion Picture News, July 3, 1915, an advertisement for the silent drama The Fatal Temper – “Henry B. Walthall, Greatest Photoplay Actor, Joins Essanay.” [The Essanay Film Manufacturing Company was founded in 1907 in Chicago, Illinois by George K. Spoor and Gilbert M. Anderson, originally as the Peerless Film Manufacturing Company and then the name was changed to Essanay (“S and A”). It is best known today for its series of Charlie Chaplin Comedies made in 1915.] Portrait photograph by Matzene, Chicago.

Format

BW advertisement; 7.25” x 10.75”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

PP-05-01

Publisher

Quigley Publishing Company

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