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The Resource More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks, (videorecording)

More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks, (videorecording)

Label
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films
Title
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931
Title remainder
50 films
Statement of responsibility
produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks
Title variation
  • 50 films
  • More treasures from American film archives
Title variation remainder
50 films, 1894-1931
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of films from American film archives. In addition to rare silent-era features, includes cartoons and animation, documentaries and newsreels, earliest American movies, pioneering sound and color experiments, serial episodes, trailers for lost films, advertisements, avant-garde shorts, ethnographic footage, films of ethnic communities, and other film types invented during the first four decades of the motion picture. Contains 50 films followed by six previews for lost features and serials. Also contains newly recorded musical scores and over 500 interactive screens about the films and music
Cataloging source
DLC
Characteristic
videorecording
Runtime
573
Technique
animation and live action
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks, (videorecording)
Label
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Playable worldwide
  • This set was made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Accompanying book (208 p.) contains full credits, essays by the curators, over 60 illustrations, and indexes
  • Films are from five major film archives: the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, George Eastman House, the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, and the UCLA Film and Television Archive
  • Not viewed
  • Sources used: accompanying book; brochure for title in M/B/RS organizations files (National Film Preservation Foundation); National Film Preservation Foundation web site
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Accompanying material
1 book.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • The hazards of Helen
  • Gretchen the greenhorn
  • The breath of a nation
  • De-light: making an electric light bulb
  • Skyscraper symphony
  • Greetings by George Bernard Shaw
  • Program 1.
  • Dickson experimental sound film
  • Annie Oakley, Buffalo dance, Bucking broncho
  • The suburbanite
  • The country doctor
  • The wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • Admiral Cigarette, Flash Cleaner, Buy an electric refrigerator, The stenographer's friend
  • The invaders
  • Clash of the wolves
  • International newsreel
  • Now you're talking
  • There it is
  • A Bronx morning
  • Program 2
  • . What happened on Twenty-Third Street, At the foot of the Flatiron, New York City "ghetto" fish market
  • From Leadville to Aspen
  • The "Teddy" bears
  • Children who labor
  • The flute of Krishna
  • Surviving reel of Lotus blossom
  • Gus Visser and his singing duck
  • Inklings
  • Lady Windermere's fan
  • Cockeyed
  • Prologue from The Passaic textile strike
  • Tramp, tramp, tramp
  • Zora Neale Hurston's fieldwork footage
  • Trailers for six lost films
  • Program 3.
  • Rip Van Winkle
  • Mr. Edison at work in his chemical laboratory
  • Life of an American fireman
  • Westinghouse works
  • Falling leaves
  • Hollywood promotional films
  • De Forest Phonofilms
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780974709918
Lccn
2004640022
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381227123
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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