Ben Turpin papers
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Title: Ben Turpin papers
Date (inclusive): 1903-1951
Collection number: 248
Creator: Turpin, Ben
Extent: 2 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Ben Turpin papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. R. Paul Harrington, 1980
Ben Turpin was an American actor active in film from 1907 to 1940. The cross-eyed comedian is best known for his work in Essanay and Mack Sennett silent films.
The Ben Turpin papers span the years circa 1903-1951 and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection contains clippings, fan mail, vaudeville sketches, three scrapbooks, and photographs.
Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.
Turpin, Ben , 1874-1940--Archives.