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

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

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 ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks
Title variation
More treasures from American film archives
Title variation remainder
50 films, 1894-1931
Contributor
Curator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of films from American film archives. Includes rare silent-era features, 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
Technical direction, Josef Lindner and Michael Pogorzelski; music scores, Martin Marks
Dewey number
791.43/75
Language note
Silent films with musical accompaniment ; some films with spoken English dialogue
LC call number
  • DVA 5401 (viewing copy)
  • PN1995.3.U6
LC item number
M6552 2004
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  • Simmon, Scott
  • Marks, Martin Miller
  • National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
  • National Film Preservation Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
Runtime
573
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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 ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright: National Film Preservation Foundation; DCR 2004; PUB 7Sep04; REG 7Sep04; PA1-245-604
  • This set was made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • DVD playable worldwide
  • 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
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 book (xx, 186 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Program 1. Dickson experimental sound film (ca. 1894, 15 sec.) -- Buffalo Bill's wild west (Annie Oakley (1894); Buffalo dance (1894); Bucking broncho (1894)) (1 min.) -- The suburbanite (1904, 9 min.) -- The country doctor (1909, 14 min.) -- The wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910, 13 min.) -- Early advertising films (Admiral Cigarette (1897); Flash Cleaner (ca. 1920); Buy an electric refrigerator (1926); The stenographer's friend (1910) (10 min.) -- The invaders (1912, 41 min.) -- The hazards of Helen. Episode 26 (1915, 14 min.) -- Gretchen the greenhorn (1916, 58 min.) -- The breath of a nation (1919, 6 min.) -- De-light: making an electric light bulb (1920, 12 min.) -- Skyscraper symphony (1929, 9 min.) -- Greetings by George Bernard Shaw (1928, 5 min.)
  • Program 2. The streets of New York (What happened on Twenty-Third Street (1901); At the foot of the Flatiron (1903); New York City "ghetto" fish market (1903)) (5 min.) -- From Leadville to Aspen (1906, 8 min.) -- The "Teddy" bears (1907, 13 min.) -- Children who labor (1912, 13 min.) -- Early color films (Concerning $1,000 [excerpt] (1916); Exhibition reel of two color film [excerpt] (ca. 1929); The flute of Krishna (1926)) (12 min.) -- Lotus blossom (surviving reel) (1921, 12 min.) -- Gus Visser and his singing duck (ca. 1925, 90 sec.) -- Clash of the wolves (1925, 74 min.) -- International newsreel (1926, 13 min.) -- Now you're talking (1927, 9 min.) -- There it is (1928, 19 min.) -- A Bronx morning (1931, 11 min.)
  • Program 3. Rip Van Winkle (1896, 4 min.) -- Mr. Edison at work in his chemical laboratory (1897, 30 sec.) -- Life of an American fireman (1903, 6 min.) -- Westinghouse works (1904, 6 min.) -- Falling leaves (1912, 12 min.) -- Hollywood promotional films (Hand's up [exhibitor's reel] (1918); C-V news [filming Greed excerpt] (1923); Movie lovers' contest (1926)) (14 min.) -- De Forest phonofilms (A few moments with Eddie Cantor (ca. 1923); President Coolidge, taken on the White House grounds (1924)) (11 min.) -- Inklings (1925, 6 min.) -- Lady Windermere's fan (1925, 89 min.) -- Cockeyed (ca. 1925, 3 min.) -- The Passaic textile strike (prologue) (1926, 18 min.) -- Tramp, tramp, tramp (1926, 4 min.) -- Zora Neale Hurston's fieldwork footage (1928, 7 min.) -- Trailers for six lost films (In the days of Daniel Boone; The silent flyer; The American Venus; The great Gatsby; Beau Sabreur; The patriot) (1923-1928, 10 min.)
Control code
ocm56937984
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
National Film Preservation Foundation.
Isbn
9780974709918
Lccn
2004640022
Legal deposit
PA1-245-604
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 control number
  • IMGNATD2271D
  • (OCoLC)56937984
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Copyright: National Film Preservation Foundation; DCR 2004; PUB 7Sep04; REG 7Sep04; PA1-245-604
  • This set was made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • DVD playable worldwide
  • 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
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 book (xx, 186 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Program 1. Dickson experimental sound film (ca. 1894, 15 sec.) -- Buffalo Bill's wild west (Annie Oakley (1894); Buffalo dance (1894); Bucking broncho (1894)) (1 min.) -- The suburbanite (1904, 9 min.) -- The country doctor (1909, 14 min.) -- The wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910, 13 min.) -- Early advertising films (Admiral Cigarette (1897); Flash Cleaner (ca. 1920); Buy an electric refrigerator (1926); The stenographer's friend (1910) (10 min.) -- The invaders (1912, 41 min.) -- The hazards of Helen. Episode 26 (1915, 14 min.) -- Gretchen the greenhorn (1916, 58 min.) -- The breath of a nation (1919, 6 min.) -- De-light: making an electric light bulb (1920, 12 min.) -- Skyscraper symphony (1929, 9 min.) -- Greetings by George Bernard Shaw (1928, 5 min.)
  • Program 2. The streets of New York (What happened on Twenty-Third Street (1901); At the foot of the Flatiron (1903); New York City "ghetto" fish market (1903)) (5 min.) -- From Leadville to Aspen (1906, 8 min.) -- The "Teddy" bears (1907, 13 min.) -- Children who labor (1912, 13 min.) -- Early color films (Concerning $1,000 [excerpt] (1916); Exhibition reel of two color film [excerpt] (ca. 1929); The flute of Krishna (1926)) (12 min.) -- Lotus blossom (surviving reel) (1921, 12 min.) -- Gus Visser and his singing duck (ca. 1925, 90 sec.) -- Clash of the wolves (1925, 74 min.) -- International newsreel (1926, 13 min.) -- Now you're talking (1927, 9 min.) -- There it is (1928, 19 min.) -- A Bronx morning (1931, 11 min.)
  • Program 3. Rip Van Winkle (1896, 4 min.) -- Mr. Edison at work in his chemical laboratory (1897, 30 sec.) -- Life of an American fireman (1903, 6 min.) -- Westinghouse works (1904, 6 min.) -- Falling leaves (1912, 12 min.) -- Hollywood promotional films (Hand's up [exhibitor's reel] (1918); C-V news [filming Greed excerpt] (1923); Movie lovers' contest (1926)) (14 min.) -- De Forest phonofilms (A few moments with Eddie Cantor (ca. 1923); President Coolidge, taken on the White House grounds (1924)) (11 min.) -- Inklings (1925, 6 min.) -- Lady Windermere's fan (1925, 89 min.) -- Cockeyed (ca. 1925, 3 min.) -- The Passaic textile strike (prologue) (1926, 18 min.) -- Tramp, tramp, tramp (1926, 4 min.) -- Zora Neale Hurston's fieldwork footage (1928, 7 min.) -- Trailers for six lost films (In the days of Daniel Boone; The silent flyer; The American Venus; The great Gatsby; Beau Sabreur; The patriot) (1923-1928, 10 min.)
Control code
ocm56937984
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
National Film Preservation Foundation.
Isbn
9780974709918
Lccn
2004640022
Legal deposit
PA1-245-604
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 control number
  • IMGNATD2271D
  • (OCoLC)56937984
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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