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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

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

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
  • More treasures
  • 50 films
  • Fifty 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
WAU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Technical direction, Josef Lindner and Michael Pogorzelski; music scores, Martin Marks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Simmon, Scott
  • Marks, Martin Miller
  • National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
573
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture film
  • Silent films
  • Short films
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 ; music curator, Martin Marks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 book (186 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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 -- 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 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 -- Clash of the wolves -- International newsreel -- Now you're talking -- There it is -- A Bronx morning
  • 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 -- 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
Control code
56937984
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780974709918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
014381227123
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
NATD2271DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital, stereo
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
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 ; music curator, Martin Marks
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 book (186 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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 -- 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 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 -- Clash of the wolves -- International newsreel -- Now you're talking -- There it is -- A Bronx morning
  • 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 -- 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
Control code
56937984
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780974709918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
014381227123
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
NATD2271DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital, stereo
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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