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Treasures from American film archives Treasures from American film archives :
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An anthology of films from American film archives. In addition to rare silent-era features, includes 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.
Table Of Contents
Program 1. The original movie
Early films from the Edison Company (Blacksmithing scene; The gay shoe clerk; Three American beauties)
Princess Nicotine; or the Smoke Fairy
The Confederate ironclad
Hell's hinges
The fall of the House of Usher
Groucho Marx's home movies [excerpt]
Running around San Francisco for an education
Tevye [excerpt]
Cologne: from the diary of Ray and Esther
Private Snafu: "Spies"
Program 2. Paper print copyright deposits (Star Theatre; Move on; Dog factory)
The Lonedale operator
Her crowning glory
The toll of the sea
Accuracy first [excerpt]
West Virginia documentaries (West Virginia, the state beautiful; One-room schoolhouses)
Early amateur sound film [excerpt]
Composition 1 (Themis)
The Battle of San Pietro
Negro Leagues baseball
Battery film.
Program 3. The thieving hand
White Fawn's devotion
The Chechahcos
Japanese American communities [excerpt]
Rare aviation filmes (The Keystone "Patrician"; The Zeppelin "Hindenburg")
We work again
La valse [excerpt]
The wall
George Dumpson's place.
Program 4. Peepshow kinetoscopes from 1894 (Luise Martinetti, contortionist; Caicedo, king of the slack wire)
Interior New York subway
The land beyond the sunset
I'm insured
Snow White
Beautiful Japan [excerpt]
Rural life in Maine [excerpt]
The news parade of 1934
Rose Hobart
The autobiography of a Jeep
Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial concert [excerpt].
Authorized Access Point
Simmon, Scott, Treasures from American film archives
Authorized Access Point Variant
Marks, Martin Miller, Treasures from American film archives
Fishburne, Larry, Treasures from American film archives
National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.) Treasures from American film archives
Image Entertainment (Firm) Treasures from American film archives
National Film Preservation Foundation Collection (Library of Congress) Treasures from American film archives