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Treasures III: Social Issues In American Film 1900-1934: Program 1, The City Reformed

McCutcheon, Wallace; Griffith, D. W.; Merwin, Bannister; Wharton, Theodore; Brabin, Charles J.; Taylor, William Desmond; Thayer, Otis B.. USA. 1900 - 1934.

Title:
Treasures III: Social Issues In American Film 1900-1934: Program 1, The City Reformed
Director:
McCutcheon, Wallace; Griffith, D. W.; Merwin, Bannister; Wharton, Theodore; Brabin, Charles J.; Taylor, William Desmond; Thayer, Otis B.
Country:
USA
Year:
1900 - 1934
Publisher:
National Film Preservation Foundation, 2007
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   177 minutes.   b/w.   sound.   fullscreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Documentary; Drama; Early Cinema; Newsreel; Crime
Notes:
Includes both sound and silent (with new music scores) short films: THE BLACK HAND: TRUE STORY OF A RECENT OCCURRENCE IN THE ITALIAN QUARTER OF NEW YORK (Wallace McCutcheon Jr., 1906, 11 minutes); HOW THEY ROB MEN IN CHICAGO (McCutcheon, 1900, 25 seconds); THE VOICE OF THE VIOLIN (D.W. Griffith, 1909, 16 minutes); THE USURER’S GRIP (Bannister Merwin, 1912, 15 minutes); FROM THE SUBMERGED (Theodore Wharton, 1912, 11 minutes); HOPE - A RED CROSS SEAL STORY (Charles J. Brabin, 1912, 14 minutes); THE COST OF CARELESSNESS (director unknown, 1913, 13 minutes); LIGHTS AND SHADOWS IN A CITY OF A MILLION (director unknown, 1920, 7 minutes); 6,000,000 AMERICAN CHILDREN... ARE NOT IN SCHOOL (director unknown, 1922, 2 minutes); THE SOUL OF YOUTH (William Desmond Taylor, 1920, 80 minutes) [with excerpts from SAVED BY THE JUVENILE COURT (Otis B. Thayer, 1913, 4 minutes)]; A CALL FOR HELP FROM SING SING! (director unknown, 1934, 3 minutes). Supplemental material: booklet; audio commentary on select films.
Status:
IN