History Detectives examines century old photos that may have captured the dawn of American movie-making – nearly 3000 miles from Hollywood.
One of the books holds many Western scenes, including a cowboy character captioned, "Herbert Lubin." Other captions refer to the Siegmund Lubin Studios.
Who was Siegmund Lubin? And was Herbie Lubin a movie star?
History Detectives goes on an excursion through an early movie mogul’s dramatic rise and fall.
- Also with Tukufu Zuberi Vicksburg Map Could this mysterious map have been at the front lines of one of the most explosive battles of the Civil War?
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- Related Investigation Lindbergh-Sikorsky Fabric How do the signatures on this patch of fabric connect Charles Lindbergh to another first in flight?
- Also with Tukufu Zuberi Car Tape Deck Is this an example of the first ever commercially produced car tape player?
- Also with Tukufu Zuberi Lafitte's Spyglass Did this spyglass really belong to a fearless cutthroat pirate?
- Also in Emerging Modern America: 1890-1930 Pancho Villa Watch Fob Did the owner of this watch fob witness the horrifying raid on Pancho Villa?
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