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Chester Conklin
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Leach, Larry
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Chester Conklin was an American comedic actor who appeared in over 280 films, about half of them in the silent film era.
Photograph caption dated August 17, 1963 reads "'Not like old days.'" The article partially reads "The big bus from the Motion Picture Country Home in Woodland Hills pushed itself over the Santa Monica Mountains Friday, rolled into Culver City and stopped on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's outdoor set shortly before noon. All of the guests were former picture industry employes (sic) and included directors, make-up artists, drivers, costumers and members of other guilds."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Conklin, Chester,--1888-1971
Men--California--Culver City
Comedians--California--Culver City
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Older people--California--Culver City
Motion picture cameras
Culver City (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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