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Title
Beatriz Michelena and House Peters in the California Motion Picture Corporation production of Salomy Jane, Lagunitas, 1914 [photograph]
Creator
California Motion Picture Corporation
Date Created and/or Issued
1914
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Collection
California Motion Picture Corporation, c.1914-1918
Rights Information
unknown
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Description
House Peters as The Man and Beatriz Michelena in the title role, from the California Motion Picture Corporation (CMPC) production of Salomy Jane. The Man, a.k.a. Jack Dart, avenges his sister by killing her attacker. Salomy Jane feels pity for Dart and helps him flee from the town's vigilantes. Based on a story by Bret Harte and adapted for the screen by Paul Armstrong, Salomy Jane stars Beatriz Michelena as the title character in this California Gold Rush era melodrama. It premiered in 1914 at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco and was the first feature-length production by the CMPC. Some exterior shots, including this one, were filmed in Lagunitas, in west Marin County. The CMPC was located in the Sun Valley neighborhood of San Rafael, between 1914 and 1921. The studio produced 15 films, including Salomy Jane, which survives in its entirety in the Library of Congress archives.
Type
image
Format
1 glass plate, b&w ; 5 x 7 cm.
Identifier
csrcl_851
CMPC5SALJ38
ark:/13030/kt429034m9
http://contentdm.marinlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/cmpc/id/25
Language
English
Subject
Marin County (Calif.)--In motion pictures
Actresses
Actors
Film stills
Silent films
Michelena, Beatriz, 1890-1942
California Motion Picture Corporation
Peters, House, 1880-1967
Place
San Rafael (Calif.)
Marin County (Calif.)
Lagunitas (Calif.)
Relation
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0q2nc5z2
http://marinlibrary.org/californiaroom

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