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The Resource Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films, Program 1, producer, National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks

Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films, Program 1, producer, National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks

Label
Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films, Program 1
Title
Treasures from American film archives
Title remainder
50 preserved films
Title number
Program 1
Statement of responsibility
producer, National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks
Title variation
  • Treasures from American film archives
  • 50 preserved films
  • Fifty preserved films
Title variation remainder
50 preserved films
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • yid
  • eng
  • yid
  • eng
Summary
The 4 part DVD set is an anthology of films from 18 American film archives. Films include documentaries, newsreels, the earliest American movies, avant-garde and independent works, pioneering special effects, amateur and home movies, animated and industrial films, and silent movies from the first hundred years of motion pictures (1893-1985). Program 1 of this 4 part set contains 14 films
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
IXA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Gay shoe clerk (Motion picture)
  • Confederate ironclad (Motion picture)
  • Hell's hinges (Motion picture)
  • Fall of the House of Usher (Motion picture : 1928)
  • Running around San Francisco for an education advertisement
  • OffOn (Motion picture)
  • Tevye (Motion picture)
Credits note
Technical director, Michael Friend
Language note
Most films are silent (with piano accompaniment) or in English; Tevye is in Yiddish with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1993.4
LC item number
.T74 2005
PerformerNote
"About the archives" essays narrated by Laurence Fishburne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1882-1942
  • 1864-1946
  • 1890-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Simmon, Scott
  • Marks, Martin Miller
  • Sarg, Tony
  • Hart, William S.
  • Swickard, Charles
  • Marx, Groucho
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
157
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Documentary films
  • Short films
  • Private Snafu (Fictitious character)
  • Documentary films
  • Motion pictures
  • Private Snafu (Fictitious character)
  • Short films
  • United States
Technique
animation and live action
Label
Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films, Program 1, producer, National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a DVD in 2000
  • "The Encore Edition repackages the original four discs in sturdier cases and divides the program notes into booklets accompanying each disc. The booklets feature updated suggestions for further reading and viewing."--Booklet pref
  • The accompanying booklet, with film notes by Scott Simmon and music notes by Martin Marks, includes a summary of each film, history and preservation information, and bibliographic references
Accompanying material
1 booklet (iv, 28 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
The original movie / director, Tony Sarg (1922, 8 min.) -- Early films from the Edison Company (3 min.): Blacksmithing scene (1893), The gay shoe clerk (1903), Three American beauties (1906) -- Princess Nicotine; or, The smoke fairy (1909, 5 min.) -- The Confederate ironclad (1912, 16 min.) -- Hell's hinges / director, Charles Swickard [and William S. Hart] (1916, 64 min.) -- The fall of the House of Usher (1928, 13 min.) -- From Groucho Marx's home movies (ca. 1933, 2 min.) -- Running around San Francisco for an education (1938, 2 min.) -- From Tevye (1939, 17 min.) -- Cologne: from the diary of Ray and Esther (1939, 14 min.) -- Private Snafu: "Spies" (1943, 4 min.) -- OffOn (1968, 9 min.)
Control code
1781123
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Encore edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 157 min.)
Isbn
9780974709925
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
silent, sound, black and white, color
Publisher number
NATD0918DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60406803
  • (OCoLC)60406803
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films, Program 1, producer, National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a DVD in 2000
  • "The Encore Edition repackages the original four discs in sturdier cases and divides the program notes into booklets accompanying each disc. The booklets feature updated suggestions for further reading and viewing."--Booklet pref
  • The accompanying booklet, with film notes by Scott Simmon and music notes by Martin Marks, includes a summary of each film, history and preservation information, and bibliographic references
Accompanying material
1 booklet (iv, 28 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
The original movie / director, Tony Sarg (1922, 8 min.) -- Early films from the Edison Company (3 min.): Blacksmithing scene (1893), The gay shoe clerk (1903), Three American beauties (1906) -- Princess Nicotine; or, The smoke fairy (1909, 5 min.) -- The Confederate ironclad (1912, 16 min.) -- Hell's hinges / director, Charles Swickard [and William S. Hart] (1916, 64 min.) -- The fall of the House of Usher (1928, 13 min.) -- From Groucho Marx's home movies (ca. 1933, 2 min.) -- Running around San Francisco for an education (1938, 2 min.) -- From Tevye (1939, 17 min.) -- Cologne: from the diary of Ray and Esther (1939, 14 min.) -- Private Snafu: "Spies" (1943, 4 min.) -- OffOn (1968, 9 min.)
Control code
1781123
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Encore edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 157 min.)
Isbn
9780974709925
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
silent, sound, black and white, color
Publisher number
NATD0918DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60406803
  • (OCoLC)60406803
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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