This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the production and commercial development of motion picture films and the manufacture of projectors. Included are items concerning photographic and production quality, advertising, sales, film distribution, and the activities of exhibitors. Among the documents for 1910 are letters pertaining to the employment of actress Pilar Morin and others at the Edison studio in the Bronx, the facilities of the studio, and foreign markets for films. Among the correspondents are Frank L. Dyer, vice president of the Edison Manufacturing Co.; George F. Scull, assistant to the vice president; and Horace G. Plimpton, manager of negative production.
Approximately 60 percent of the documents have been selected. The items not selected include memoranda pertaining to monthly prizes for photographic and production quality at the Bronx studio; correspondence regarding proposed scenarios; unsolicited inquiries; letters of transmittal and acknowledgment; and documents that duplicate information in selected material.