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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, (videorecording)

More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films/, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon, (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
Title variation
  • 50 films
  • Fifty films
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
Credits note
Music curator, Martin Marks
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  • Simmon, Scott
  • National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
573
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Technique
animation and live action
Label
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films/, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying book 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
Accompanying material
1 book (186 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.)
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
  • Disc 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
  • Disc 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
  • Disc 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
Control code
ocm55857065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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.
Publisher number
NATD2271DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films/, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying book 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
Accompanying material
1 book (186 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.)
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
  • Disc 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
  • Disc 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
  • Disc 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
Control code
ocm55857065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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.
Publisher number
NATD2271DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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