Title:John Clifford Cowles film treatments
Creator/Contributor:Cowles, John Clifford, 1861-1951, creator, author.
A treatment for a film based on Cowles' novel The Whispering Buddha, accompanied by portions of the novel, and The Value of
Great Art to the State (29 pages).
Cowles, John Clifford -- 1861-1951 -- Adaptations
Motion picture industry -- California
Motion picture industry
John Clifford Cowles film treatments, BANC MSS C-H 88, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Portrait file 1905.200 transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
John Clifford Cowles was born August 21, 1861 in Freeport, Illinois and studied in New York City with Albert Bierstadt and
others. He made a career as a painter and photographer in the American West during the 1880s and 1890s, before going to Paris
to study with Albert Besnard and Jean-Charles Cazin. By 1903, he had settled in Los Angeles where he remained until his death
on February 12, 1951. In 1932, he published The Whispering Buddha, a mystical mystery novel.
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BANC MSS C-H 88 port.1