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The Resource Treasures from American film archives : : 50 preserved films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks, (videorecording)

Treasures from American film archives : : 50 preserved films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks, (videorecording)

Label
Treasures from American film archives : : 50 preserved films
Title
Treasures from American film archives :
Title remainder
50 preserved films
Statement of responsibility
produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks
Title variation
  • 50 preserved films
  • Fifty preserved films
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of films from American film archives, including rare silent-era features, landmark independent and avant-garde works, documentaries and newsreels, earliest American movies, pioneering special effects, one-reel adventures and comedies, cartoons and experimental animation, home movies, travel films from the 1910s, working training films from the 1920s, political ads from the 1930's, and other film types invented during the first four decades of the motion picture. Also contains newly recorded musical scores, essays about the archives narrated by Laurence Fishburne, and interactive screens about the films and music
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Characteristic
videorecording
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San Pietro (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/75/09
Language note
Mainly silent (with musical accompaniment) or English; one film is in Yiddish with English subtitles; one film has music with Spanish lyrics
LC call number
  • DVA 5400 (viewing copy)
  • PN1997
LC item number
.T7437847 2005
PerformerNote
Narrator: Laurence Fishburne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
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  • Simmon, Scott
  • Marks, Martin Miller
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
  • National Film Preservation Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
Runtime
642
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Motion pictures
Technique
animation and live action
Label
Treasures from American film archives : : 50 preserved films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Copyright: no reg
  • Copyright notice on container: National Film Preservation Foundation ; 2000, 2005
  • This set was made possible through the support of the Cecil B. DeMille Foundation and Sterling Vineyards
  • Films originally produced 1893-1985
  • Each DVD container also holds an illustrated booklet with film notes and credits for the program on that disc
  • Not viewed
  • Sources used: container; accompanying booklets; National Film Preservation Foundation web site
Accompanying material
4 booklets (19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Program 1. The original movie (1922, 8 min.) -- Early films from the Edison Company (Blacksmithing scene (1893); The gay shoe clerk (1903); Three American beauties (1906)) (3 min.) -- Princess Nicotine; or the Smoke Fairy (1909, 5 min.) -- The Confederate ironclad (1912, 6 min.) -- Hell's hinges (1916, 64 min.) -- The fall of the House of Usher (1928, 13 min.) -- Groucho Marx's home movies [excerpt] (ca. 1933, 2 min.) -- Running around San Francisco for an education (1938, 2 min.) -- Tevye [excerpt] (1939, 17 min.) -- Cologne: from the dairy of Ray and Esther (1939, 14 min.) -- Private Snafu: "Spies" (1943, 4 min.) -- OffOn (1968, 9 min.)
  • Program 2. Paper print copyright deposits (Star Theatre (1901); Move on (1903); Dog factory (1904)) (7 min.) -- The Lonedale operator (1911, 14 min.) -- Her crowning glory (1911, 14 min.) -- The toll of the sea (1922, 54 min.) -- Accuracy first [excerpt] (ca. 1928, 5 min.) -- West Virginia documentaries (West Virginia, the state beautiful (1929); One-room schoolhouses (ca. 1935)) (9 min.) -- Early amateur sound film [excerpt] (1936-37, 4 min.) -- Composition 1 (Themis) (1940, 4 min.) -- The Battle of San Pietro (1945, 33 min.) -- Negro Leagues baseball (1946, 8 min.) -- Battery film (1985, 9 min.)
  • Program 3. The thieving hand (1908, 5 min.) -- White Fawn's devotion (1910, 11 min.) -- The Chechahcos (1924, 86 min.) -- Japanese American communities [excerpt] (1927-32, 7 min.) -- Rare aviation films (The Keystone "Patrician" (1928); The Zeppelin "Hindenburg" (1936)) (13 min.) -- We work again (1937, 15 min.) -- La valse [excerpt] (1951, 6 min.) -- The wall (1962, 10 min.) -- George Dumpson's place (1965, 8 min.)
  • Program 4. Peepshow kinetoscopes from 1894 (Luise Martinetti, contortionist; Caicedo, king of the slack wire) (1 min.) -- Interior New York subway (1905, 5 min.) -- The land beyond the sunset (1912, 14 min.) -- I'm insured (1916, 3 min.) -- Snow White (1916, 63 min.) -- Beautiful Japan [excerpt] (1918, 15 min.) -- Rural life in Maine [excerpt] (ca. 1930, 12 min.) -- The news parade of 1934 (1934, 10 min.) -- Rose Hobart (1936, 19 min.) -- The autobiography of a Jeep (1943, 10 min.) -- Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial concert [excerpt] (1939, 8 min.)
Control code
ocm60522750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Encore ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (642 min.)
Isbn
9780974709925
Lccn
2006641607
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
NATD0918DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1088514
  • (OCoLC)60522750
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Treasures from American film archives : : 50 preserved films, produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curated by Scott Simmon ; music curated by Martin Marks, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Copyright: no reg
  • Copyright notice on container: National Film Preservation Foundation ; 2000, 2005
  • This set was made possible through the support of the Cecil B. DeMille Foundation and Sterling Vineyards
  • Films originally produced 1893-1985
  • Each DVD container also holds an illustrated booklet with film notes and credits for the program on that disc
  • Not viewed
  • Sources used: container; accompanying booklets; National Film Preservation Foundation web site
Accompanying material
4 booklets (19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Program 1. The original movie (1922, 8 min.) -- Early films from the Edison Company (Blacksmithing scene (1893); The gay shoe clerk (1903); Three American beauties (1906)) (3 min.) -- Princess Nicotine; or the Smoke Fairy (1909, 5 min.) -- The Confederate ironclad (1912, 6 min.) -- Hell's hinges (1916, 64 min.) -- The fall of the House of Usher (1928, 13 min.) -- Groucho Marx's home movies [excerpt] (ca. 1933, 2 min.) -- Running around San Francisco for an education (1938, 2 min.) -- Tevye [excerpt] (1939, 17 min.) -- Cologne: from the dairy of Ray and Esther (1939, 14 min.) -- Private Snafu: "Spies" (1943, 4 min.) -- OffOn (1968, 9 min.)
  • Program 2. Paper print copyright deposits (Star Theatre (1901); Move on (1903); Dog factory (1904)) (7 min.) -- The Lonedale operator (1911, 14 min.) -- Her crowning glory (1911, 14 min.) -- The toll of the sea (1922, 54 min.) -- Accuracy first [excerpt] (ca. 1928, 5 min.) -- West Virginia documentaries (West Virginia, the state beautiful (1929); One-room schoolhouses (ca. 1935)) (9 min.) -- Early amateur sound film [excerpt] (1936-37, 4 min.) -- Composition 1 (Themis) (1940, 4 min.) -- The Battle of San Pietro (1945, 33 min.) -- Negro Leagues baseball (1946, 8 min.) -- Battery film (1985, 9 min.)
  • Program 3. The thieving hand (1908, 5 min.) -- White Fawn's devotion (1910, 11 min.) -- The Chechahcos (1924, 86 min.) -- Japanese American communities [excerpt] (1927-32, 7 min.) -- Rare aviation films (The Keystone "Patrician" (1928); The Zeppelin "Hindenburg" (1936)) (13 min.) -- We work again (1937, 15 min.) -- La valse [excerpt] (1951, 6 min.) -- The wall (1962, 10 min.) -- George Dumpson's place (1965, 8 min.)
  • Program 4. Peepshow kinetoscopes from 1894 (Luise Martinetti, contortionist; Caicedo, king of the slack wire) (1 min.) -- Interior New York subway (1905, 5 min.) -- The land beyond the sunset (1912, 14 min.) -- I'm insured (1916, 3 min.) -- Snow White (1916, 63 min.) -- Beautiful Japan [excerpt] (1918, 15 min.) -- Rural life in Maine [excerpt] (ca. 1930, 12 min.) -- The news parade of 1934 (1934, 10 min.) -- Rose Hobart (1936, 19 min.) -- The autobiography of a Jeep (1943, 10 min.) -- Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial concert [excerpt] (1939, 8 min.)
Control code
ocm60522750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Encore ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (642 min.)
Isbn
9780974709925
Lccn
2006641607
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
NATD0918DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1088514
  • (OCoLC)60522750
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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