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03/29/2012 Academy acquires 70,000 Vintage Production Stills from Bison Archives

 

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acquired more than 70,000 photographs from the Bison Archives, the private collection of renowned film historian Marc Wanamaker. Adding to the more than 10 million photographs in the holdings of the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library, the collection features rare images from more than 100 major and independent studios, many of which ceased to exist past the 1920s, including Biograph, Edison, E & R Jungle Film Co., Essanay and Vitagraph.

(Pictured) Orson Welles and others during production of TOUCH OF EVIL, 1958.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acquired more than 70,000 photographs from the Bison Archives, the private collection of renowned film historian Marc Wanamaker. Adding to the more than 10 million photographs in the holdings of the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library, the collection features rare images from more than 100 major and independent studios, many of which ceased to exist past the 1920s, including Biograph, Edison, E & R Jungle Film Co., Essanay and Vitagraph.

(Pictured) Lon Chaney Jr. and Jack Pierce during production of THE WOLF MAN, 1941.

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Size: 3,000w by 2,296h.   1,832,540 bytes    Date: 03/28/2012
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acquired more than 70,000 photographs from the Bison Archives, the private collection of renowned film historian Marc Wanamaker. Adding to the more than 10 million photographs in the holdings of the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library, the collection features rare images from more than 100 major and independent studios, many of which ceased to exist past the 1920s, including Biograph, Edison, E & R Jungle Film Co., Essanay and Vitagraph.

(Pictured) Edwin S. Porter directs A COUNTRY GIRL'S SEMINARY LIFE AND EXPERIENCES, 1908. Interior, Edison Studio, Bronx New York. Henry Cronjager on camera.

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Size: 3,000w by 2,449h.   1,051,127 bytes    Date: 03/28/2012
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acquired more than 70,000 photographs from the Bison Archives, the private collection of renowned film historian Marc Wanamaker. Adding to the more than 10 million photographs in the holdings of the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library, the collection features rare images from more than 100 major and independent studios, many of which ceased to exist past the 1920s, including Biograph, Edison, E & R Jungle Film Co., Essanay and Vitagraph.

(Pictured) D.W. Griffith and others during production of WAY DOWN EAST, 1920.

keywords: Bison Archives

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Size: 3,000w by 2,254h.   916,350 bytes    Date: 03/28/2012
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acquired more than 70,000 photographs from the Bison Archives, the private collection of renowned film historian Marc Wanamaker. Adding to the more than 10 million photographs in the holdings of the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library, the collection features rare images from more than 100 major and independent studios, many of which ceased to exist past the 1920s, including Biograph, Edison, E & R Jungle Film Co., Essanay and Vitagraph.

(Pictured) Famous Players Lasky- Hollywood studio, Lighting Fixture Department, ca. 1918.

keywords: Bison Archives

credit: Courtesy of AMPAS

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Size: 2,195w by 3,000h.   1,448,164 bytes    Date: 03/28/2012
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acquired more than 70,000 photographs from the Bison Archives, the private collection of renowned film historian Marc Wanamaker. Adding to the more than 10 million photographs in the holdings of the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library, the collection features rare images from more than 100 major and independent studios, many of which ceased to exist past the 1920s, including Biograph, Edison, E & R Jungle Film Co., Essanay and Vitagraph.

(Pictured) Lillian and Dorothy Gish in ORPHANS OF THE STORM, 1921.

keywords: Bison Archives

credit: Courtesy of AMPAS