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  • Thomas H. Ince papers,


  • Business and production files documenting Ince's career as a producer and director of silent films. Production files include original stories, scripts, scenarios, continuity and shooting scripts, titles, and publicity drafts. Business files include memoranda, minutes,, production cost reports, corporate recordbooks, and other financial and legal records. Film production companies represented include Associated Producers (1919-1921) and Thos. H. Ince Corp. Persons represented include actors Enid Bennett, Dorothy Dalton, William S. Hart, Douglas MacLean, and Charles Ray; directors Fred Niblo and John Griffith Wray; and staff writers Julien Josephson, Bradley King, and C. Gardner Sullivan.


  • Ince, Thomas H.


  • -  Bennett, Enid,--1893-1969
  • -  Dalton, Dorothy,--1893-1972
  • -  Hart, William S.--(William Surrey),--1864-1946
  • -  Josephson, Julien,--1881-1959
  • -  King, Bradley,--1894
  • -  MacLean, Douglas,--1890-1967
  • -  Niblo, Fred,--1874-1948
  • -  Ray, Charles,--1891-1943
  • -  Sullivan, C. Gardner,--1884-1965
  • -  Wray, John Griffith,---1929
  • -  Associated Producers (1919-1921)
  • -  Thos. H. Ince Corp
  • -  Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
  • -  Motion picture industry--United States
  • -  Screenwriters--United States
  • -  Silent films--United States


  • -  Arranged in three series. Series 1: Production File, 1914-1955; Series 2: Business File, 1913-1964; Series 3: Oversize, 1917-1924.
  • -  Transfer, Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, 1983.
  • -  Photograph transferred to Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
  • -  Motion picture producer, director, actor, and screenwriter. Born 1882, died 1924. Full name: Thomas Harper Ince.
  • -  Collection material in English.
  • -  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at


  • 13,000 items.
  • 44 containers plus 4 oversize.
  • 19.5 linear feet.


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  • mm83061218

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