Thanhouser Players Posters

Before Restoration

Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. underwrote 50% of this restoration effort in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In April, 1999, Kay Henrikson of St. Anthony, Idaho, discovered three "Thanhouser Players" posters inside the walls of the house below on her property which was scheduled for demolition..

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The posters, seen below, were in very poor condition with considerable water damage. Click the "before" image below to see the restored poster.

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The remarkable restoration of these posters was accomplished by Joe Hernandez at Studio C, in Vista, California.

The restored posters are located in the Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study, Academy of Motions Picture Arts and Sciences, 333 S. La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, (310) 247-3000.


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