Portrait of Kalem Studios actor Robert G. Vignola.

Portrait of Kalem Studios actor Robert G. Vignola.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/5915
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Title

  • Portrait of Kalem Studios actor Robert G. Vignola.

Image Number

  • PR07333

Year

  • 19--

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General Note

  • Kalem Studios was begun in New York City in 1907. It opened a permanent studio in Jacksonville in 1908-the first film studio to do so. And by doing so, became the first studio to film year-round. The studio had made the first Ben-Hur and the first adaption of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde. In 1917, the company was bought out by Vitagraph Studios.

    Biography Note

  • Robert G. Vignola (August 5, 1882 - October 25, 1953) was an Italian-born American actor, screenwriter and film director in American cinema. He began his film career as an actor with Kalem Studios in silent films in 1906 and in 1911 directed the first of his 87 films.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

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