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GOIN’ TO CALIFORNIA, 1910 and a Mountain of Dreams

A little over eighteen months had passed since the day in June, 1908, when Henry Marvin, General Manager and one of four founding partners in 1895 of the American Biograph and Mutoscope Company, offered David. W. Griffith the job of “director” on a trial … Continue reading

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