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Movies in Marin

Did you know Marin was an early rival of Hollywood?

Salomy Jane

Salomy Jane. Photograph courtesy of the Anne T. Kent California Room Collection.

For a glimpse into the silent film era, take a look at the treasures in the Anne T. Kent California Room digital collections, including images from the California Motion Picture Corporation, or browse the entire Anne T. Kent California Room Digital Archive.

More information can be found in the clipping files of the Anne T. Kent California Room under these subject headings:

  • California Motion Picture Corporation
  • Essenay Film Company
  • Lucasfilm
  • Moving Pictures: Filmed and Produced in Marin
  • Salomy Jane, 1914
  • Theaters
  • United Keanograph