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Treasures From American Film Archives, Program 2

various. USA. 1901 - 1985.

Title:
Treasures From American Film Archives, Program 2
Director:
various
Production Co:
various
Country:
USA
Year:
1901 - 1985
Publisher:
National Film Preservation Foundation, 2000
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   164 minutes.   color and b/w.   sound.   fullscreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Early Cinema; african - american interest; Experimental / Avant Garde; Documentary; Amateur / Home Movie; Travelogue
Notes:
Includes both sound and silent (with musical accompaniment) short films: DEMOLISHING AND BUILDING UP THE STAR THEATRE (Frederick S. Armitage, 1901, 80 sec.); MOVE ON (A.C. Abadie, 1903, 75 sec.); DOG FACTORY (Edwin S, Porter, 1904, 4 min.); THE LONEDALE OPERATOR (D. W. Griffith, 1911, 17 min.); HER CROWNING GLORY (Larry Trimble[?],1911, 14 min.); THE TOLL OF THE SEA (Chester M. Franklin,1922, 54 min.); ACCURACY FIRST [EXCERPT] (Western Union Co., ca. 1928, 5 min.); WEST VIRGINIA, THE STATE BEAUTIFUL (Rev. Ottis Rymer Snodgrass,1929, 8 min.); ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSES (Dr. Myers (Karl & Elmer Myers), ca. 1935, 1 min.); EARLY AMATEUR SOUND FILM (Archie Stewart, 1936-37, 4 min.); COMPOSITION 1 (THEMIS) (Dwinell Grant, 1940, 4 min.);THE BATTLE OF SAN PIETRO (John Huston, 1945, 33 min); NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL (1946, 8 min.); BATTERY FILM (Richard Protovin and Franklin Backus,1985, 9 min.). Program notes available.
Status:
In