Essanay Film Manufacturing Company manuscript
Chicago Historical Society
Clark St. at North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614-6071
0.4 linear feet
Scripts, magazines, and a scrapbook related to Spoor's career as a pioneer motion picture producer. Articles decribe his work as a distributor of films in the Chicago area (1897-1907), as co-founder of the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company (1907-1917), and as an innovator of three-dimensional filming processes in the 1930s.