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Nestor Films, group shot
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Three cameramen pose in front of a group of men and women, on horses and on foot. The Nestor Film Studio was the first motion picture studio in Hollywood at Sunset Blvd. and Gower St., built by David Horseley for Christie Film Co. Those numbered in the photographed are identified as the following: 1-Bill Piltz, cameraman ( $35/wk) ; 2-Al Christie, Manager and Director of the Mutt & Jeff Comedy Co., ($50/wk) ; 3-Walter Pritchard, cameraman ($35/wk) ; 4-Milton Fahrney, Director of Westerns, ($50/wk) ; 5-Dave Horsley & Son ; 6-Tom Harding, cameraman ($35/wk) ; 7-Thomas Ricketts, dramatic director ; 8-Dorothy Davenport ; 9-Victoria Forde. Photograph dated December 23, 1911.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Moving pictures-Studios-Nestor.; N-002-198.2 8x10; A-004-071 4x5
Piltz, Bill
Christie, Al,--1886-1951
Pritchard, Walter
Fahrney, Milton
Horsley, David,--1873-1933
Harding, Tom
Ricketts, Tom,--1853-1939
Davenport, Dorothy,--1896-1977
Forde, Victoria
Nestor Films
Motion picture studios--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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