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Edward Allen Biby (1884-1952) Collection
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Photos of actors and actresses and film making in Hollywood during the silent era, collected by Biby and his wife Marion Strauch Biby. He was one of the first casting directors in Hollywood. He discovered Jackie Coogan, and he was also a director and publicity agent who worked with Charlie Chaplin, who appears in some of the photos. Also included are typescripts of a play "The Red Virgin" by Biby, 1933-1939. There are also family photos including his post-film career as a real estate agent in Orange County. Photographs, ca. 1915-1935
.6 linear feet (Boxes: 5x7, 2 ½ letter, 1 letter)
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