Finding Aid for the Richard Dix Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-ca. 1928

Processed by Performing Arts Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Clayton, Julie Graham and Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles, Library
Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Phone: (310) 825-4988
Fax: (310) 206-1864
Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
©2004
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid of the Richard Dix Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-ca. 1928

Collection number: 30

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Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections staff.
Encoded by:
Cheryl E. Clayton, Julie Graham, and Caroline Cubé.
©2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Dix Photograph Collection
Date (inclusive): ca. 1910-ca. 1928
Collection number: 30
Extent: 13 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Richard Dix gained popularity in motion pictures playing hero roles during the 1920s. The collection consists of original photographs related to his motion picture career.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reprodution

Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard Dix Photograph Collection, 30, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971.

Biography

Dix was born Ernest Carlton Brimmer on July 18, 1894 in St. Paul, Minnesota. As a medical student, he started acting in campus plays. Dix made his motion picture debut in 1921 and gained popularity playing hero roles during the 1920s. He worked for Paramount, RKO, and other companies by appearing in films such as The Ten Commandments (1923), The Vanishing American (1925), and Cimarron (1931), as well as playing the Whistler in a series of adventure films (1940s). Dix died in 1949.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of approximately 5,200 original photographs related to the career of actor Richard Dix. Contains stills from 49 (plus) productions and several portraits, production and scene stills, and location and camera crew shots. Also includes photographs of family and friends, as well as some unidentified items.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Photographs.
Dix, Richard,--1894-1949.
Motion picture stills.
Actors--United States--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

Ace of Aces , no date

Box 1

Arizonian , no date

Box 1

Blind Alibi , no date

Box 2

Bridal Path , no date

Box 2

Christian (The) , no date

Box 1

Cimarron , no date

Box 2

Conquerors (The) , no date

Box 2

Dangerous Curve Ahead , no date

Box 1

Devil Is Driving , no date

Box 2

Devil's Playground , no date

Box 2

Devil's Squadron , no date

Box 3

Gay Defenders , no date

Box 2

Glorious Fool (The) , no date

Box 2

Here I Am A Stranger , no date

Box 3

Knockout Riley , no date

Box 4

Knockout Riley , no date

Box 4

Look Before You Leap , no date

Box 4

Lost Squadron , no date

Box 4

Lucky Devil , no date

Box 4

Man of Conquest , no date

Box 4

Man Power , no date

Box 5

Manhattan , no date

Box 5

Marines in the Air , no date

Box 5

Mark of the Whistler , no date

Box 6

Moran of the Marines , no date

Box 5

No Marriage Ties , no date

Box 5

Nothing but the Truth , no date

Box 5

One of Many , no date

Box 13

Paradise for Two , no date

Box 6-7

Quarterback , no date

Box 7

Reno , no date

Box 7

Roar of the Dragon , no date

Box 7

Say It Again , no date

Box 8

Say It Again , no date

Box 8

Shanghai Bound , no date

Box 9

Shock Punch , no date

Box 9

Sin Flood , no date

Box 9

Sinners in Heaven , no date

Box 8

Sky Giant , no date

Box 9

Souls for Sale , no date

Box 9

Stingaree , no date

Box 9

Sutters Gold , no date

Box 9

Tombstone , no date

Box 9

Transatlantic Tunnel , no date

Box 9

Twelve Crowded Hours , no date

Box 9

Unguarded Woman , no date

Box 10

Unidentified stills , no date

Box 11

Unidentified stills , no date

Box 12

Unidentified stills , no date

Box 13

Unidentified stills , no date

Box 9

Vanishing American , no date

Box 10

Warming Up , no date

Box 10

Wheel of Life , no date

Box 10

Woman Handled , no date