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  • Published: United States : Image Entertainment, 2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 200 min.) sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD

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  • 0974709913 (set) :
  • 014381227123

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More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films. Program 1

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Call number: DVD Silent-Film More v. 1

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Playable worldwide.

This set was made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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.

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.

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.

DVD ; Full screen.

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