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More Treasures From American Film Archives: 1894-1931, Program 1

Dickson, W. K. L.; Griffith, D. W.; McCutcheon, Wallace; Turner, Otis; Ince, Thomas H.; Ford, Francis; McGowan, J. P.; Franklin, Chester M.; Franklin, Sidney A.; La Cava, Gregory; Florey, Robert; Connelly, Jack; Shaw, George Bernard. USA. 1894 - 1929.

Title:
More Treasures From American Film Archives: 1894-1931, Program 1
Director:
Dickson, W. K. L.; Griffith, D. W.; McCutcheon, Wallace; Turner, Otis; Ince, Thomas H.; Ford, Francis; McGowan, J. P.; Franklin, Chester M.; Franklin, Sidney A.; La Cava, Gregory; Florey, Robert; Connelly, Jack; Shaw, George Bernard
Production Co:
various
Country:
USA
Year:
1894 - 1929
Publisher:
National Film Preservation Foundation, 2004
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   192 minutes.   b/w.   sound.   fullscreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Western; Drama; Serial; Experimental; Early Cinema; Fantasy; Educational; Animation; Comedy; Industrial
Notes:
Includes both sound and silent (with musical accompaniment) short films. Most films also accompanied by optional audio commentary. Includes: DICKSON EXPERIMENTAL SOUND FILM (W.K.L Dickson, 1894, 15 sec.); BUFFALO BILL’S WILD WEST (W.K.L. Dickson, 1894, 1 min.); THE SUBURBANITE (Wallace McCutcheon, 1904, 9 min.); THE COUNTRY DOCTOR (D. W. Griffith, 1909, 14 min.); THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ (Otis Turner, 1910, 13 min.); ADMIRAL CIGARETTE (Edison Mfg. Co., 1897, 30 sec.); FLASH CLEANER (1920, 45 sec.); BUY AN ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR (Electric League of Pittsburg, 1926, 30 sec.); THE STENOGRAPHER’S FRIEND, OR WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED BY AN EDISON BUSINESS PHONOGRAPH (Edison Mfg. Co., 1910, 8 min.); THE INVADERS (Thomas H. Ince and/or Francis Ford, 1912, 41 min.); THE HAZARDS OF HELEN: EPISODE 26, “THE WILD ENGINE” (J.P. McGowan, 1915, 14 min.); GRETCHEN THE GREENHORN (Chester M. Franklin and Sidney A. Franklin, 1916, 58 min.); THE BREATH OF A NATION (Gregory La Cava, 1919, 6 min.); DE-LIGHT: MAKING AN ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB (Ford Motor Co., 1920, 12 min.); SKYSCRAPER SYMPHONY (Robert Florey, 1929, 9 min.); GREETING BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (Jack Connelly and George Bernard Shaw, 1928, 5 min.). Information booklet available from checkout.
Status:
In