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Slide set: [Miscellaneous film title slides: Pathé Films and Thanhouser productions] (advertising: Excelsior Illustrating Co., / Novelty Slide Company, at least 17 slides, c.1915)

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[An Amateur Orphan]
[Her Life and His (1917)]
[Her Menacing Past (1915)]
[In the Name of the Law]
[Mary Lawson's Secret]
[Mrs Van Ruyter's Stratagem (1914)]
[Pots and Pans Peggie (1917)]
[Special Feature - Thanhouser Picture (1911)]
[The Candy Girl (1917)]
[The Million Dollar Mystery (1914)]
[The Twenty Million Dollar Mystery (1914)]
[The Twenty Milion Dollar Mystery (2)]
[The Woman in White]
[Under False Colors]

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Date of first manufacture
c.1915  (earliest possible 1911, latest possible 1919)

These slides were used in cinemas to announce an upcoming programme or film screening. The date for the earliest slide in this collection is 1911 which is for the 'Special Feature' slide of the film The Spirit Hand.

The following slides were produced by Novelty slide company: Special Feature Thanhouser Picture (1911); Cardinal Richelieu's Ward (1914); The Twenty Million Dollar Mystery (1914); Mrs Van Ruyter’s Stratagem (1914); Her Menacing Past (1915); The Candy Girl (1917).The following slides were produced by Excelsior: Her Life and His (1917).

Lucerna ID  3008964

Record created by Sarah Dellmann and Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 July 2021

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