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FILM: PUBLIC ENEMY, 1931.
Filming a scene for 'The Public Enemy' starring James Cagney, directed by William A. Wellman, 1931.
BEN HUR, 1959.
Shooting a chariot race for the film Ben Hur, directed by William Wyler, 1959.
FILM COMPANY, 1909.
The testing department in Hoboken, News Jersey, of the Biograph Comapany, later known as Biograph Studios. Photograph, 1909.
FILM CAMERA WAGON, 1898.
'Billy' Bitzer, who later became D.W. Griffith's cameraman, with the camera in the Biograph Pictures camera wagon. Biograph produced movies to be shown at the Keith Theaters. Photograph, Boston, Massachusetts, 1898.
TRIUMPH OF THE WILL, 1934.
Leni Riefenstahl directing the filming of German chancellor Adolf Hitler watching members of the Reichsarbeitsdienst (State Labor Service) march through Adolf-Hilter-Platz in Nuremburg, Germany, for her film, 'Triumph of the Will,' on 6 September 1934.
(1902-2003). German photographer, director and actress. Riefenstahl with cameraman Walter Frentz during the shooting of her two-part Olympic-games movie in Berlin. Part 1 - Festival of Beatuy and Part 2 - Festival of the Nations. Photograph, 1936.
FILMING 'THE GOLD RUSH.'
Charlie Chaplin being filmed, probably in a scene for 'The Gold Rush,' which he also directed, 1925.
OREGON: SAW MILL, 1939.
A 'pond monkey' worker guides the direction of logs from the mill pond to the chute at the Pelican Bay Lumber Co., Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, August 1939.
G.R. Grove looking at the wax disc for recording sound for films, developed by Western Electric Company and Warner Brothers. Photograph, c1926.
FILM SET: INTOLERANCE, 1916.
The enormous set for the Babylonian sequence in D.W. Griffith's silent film 'Intolerance,' 1916.
MAURITZ STILLER (1883-1928).
Swedish (Finnish-born) actor, screenwriter, and film director. Directing actors Greta Garbo and Antonio Moreno on the set of the film 'The Temptress,' 1926. Full credit: FIA - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
John Frankenheimer during the filming of the film THE TRAIN with Burt Lancaster october 1963. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All right
FILM LABORATORY, c1910.
The Carlton Motion Picture Laboratories in New York,
FILM: MARNIE, 1964.
Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren on the set of the film 'Marnie.' Photograph, 1964.
FILM: THE HEIRESS, 1949.
William Wyler, seated, directing Olivia de Havilland in a scene for 'The Heiress' 1949, after Henry James' novel 'Washington Square.'
STANLEY KUBRICK (1928-1999). American film director. Photographed on the set of 'Lolita,' 1962.
SILENT FILM SET, 1920s.
Mary Miles Minter and Mickey Moore acting before the Hollywood camera for All Soul's Eve in the 1920s. Chester Franklin directing with cinematographer Faxon Dean and assistant.
HOLLYWOOD STUDIO, 1923.
The 'Avenue of the (plaster) Sphinxes' being put together on the Paramount back lot for the Cecil B. DeMille 1923 extravaganza 'The Ten Commandments.'
STANLEY KUBRICK (1928-1999).
American film director. Photographed on the set of "Fear and Desire."
FILM: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1930.
Walter Huston as Abraham Lincoln and D.W. Griffith on the set of the D.W. Griffith film 'Abraham Lincoln,' 1930.
SILENT STILL: BATHING.
FILM: FRANKENSTEIN, 1931.
Boris Karloff having makeup applied for his role as the Monster in the 1931 film.
ALASKA: KATMAI VOLCANO.
W.A. Hesse filming a Katmai Volcano eruption in Alaska, c1913.
CECIL B. DeMILLE (1881-1959).
American film director and producer. With Elissa Lamdi and cameraman Karl Struss on the set of "The Sign of the Cross."
LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Orlando of Lasso directs the Court of Bavaria orchestra, miniature. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
JEROME ROBBINS (1918-1998).
Jerome Robbins, left, co-directing a scene from "West Side Story" on location, 1961.
FILMMAKING: SOUND, 1926.
Western Electric equipment for recording sound for motion pictures. Photograph, c1926.
(1889-1977). Charles Spencer Chaplin. English film actor, director, and comedian. Chaplin photographed on location during the shooting of his film 'The Gold Rush,' 1925.
FILMMAKING: SOUND, 1930.
Sound engineer Douglas Shearer demonstrating sound recording for actress Norma Shearer. Photograph, 1930.
An view of the busy public market in one of Copenhagen's squares. Ewing Galloway.
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA.
A policeman directs carriages, vehicles and people across a street. Keystone View Co.
WEST SIDE STORY, 1961.
Jerome Robbins (in white cap) directing a scene on location.
JOAN CRAWFORD (1908-1973).
American actress. Crawford directing some young thespians (her daughter, Christina, at left) in the play, Hansel and Gretel, c1950.
TRAFFIC COP, 1918.
Army officer directing traffic at the U.S. Treasury Department, Washington, D.C. Photographed in 1918.
D.W. GRIFFITH (1875-1948).
American film producer and director. Griffith (right) and his cameraman 'Billy' Bitzer filming a scene with the actor Henry B. Walthall, c1910-1915.
SERGEI EISENSTEIN (1898-1948).
Russian motion-picture director. Eisenstein (in cap, right foreground) on the set of the film 'Battleship Potemkin,' 1925.
SERGEI EISENSTEIN (1898-1948).
Russian motion-picture director. Photographed c1925.
Henry Stoller and Harry Pfannenstiehl with the first commercial machine for synchronizing recorded sound with motion picture projection. Photograph, c1923.
MOVIE CAMERA, 1920s.
An actress poses during the filming of a motion picture, 1920s.
FILM: CITIZEN KANE, 1941.
Orson Welles, right, the director and lead, on the set in a theater during the filming of 'Citizen Kane,' 1941.
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