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Blackhawk Films Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 43 works in 56 publications in 3 languages and 2,199 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Vampire films  Crime films  Expressionist films  Motion pictures  Comedy films  History 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Blackhawk Films Collection (Library of Congress)
Nosferatu a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first film version of Bram Stoker's Dracula. The insatiable Transylvanian vampire, Count Orlock (Nosferatu), leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats
Listen to Britain and other films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six films (and one bonus film) by one of the greatest figures in the celebrated British Documentary Film Movement. He is most remembered for the way his work reflects the concerns and conditions of World War II era in the United Kingdom. In these pictures, Jennings's impressive aesthetic arsenal helped to expand the scope and vocabulary of documentary films
Intolerance a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the early comedy shorts of the film industry
Don't change your husband by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden chance: Mary, married to an alcoholic and now reduced to poverty, meets a millionaire and may have a chance for a future with him
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the reign of Louis XI. Clopin bought Esmeralda from the gypsies when she was young. Dancing in the square at the festival, Esmeralda is spotted by Jehan, the evil brother of the good archdeacon. When he sets Quasimodo out to kidnap Esmeralda, Phoebus, Captain of the Guards, rescues her and captures Quasimodo. The courts sentence Quasimodo to a flogging, and the only one who will give him water while he is tied in the square is Esmeralda. Quasimodo falls in love with her. After Clopin forces Esmeralda to leave Phoebus at the ball, she sends a note to Phoebus to meet her at Notre Dame. In the garden, Phoebus is stabbed in the back by Jehan. Esmeralda is accused of stabbing Phoebus, convicted by the courts and sentenced to hang. When Esmeralda again rejects Jehan, he tells her that Phoebus is dead, even though it is not true. Clopin, Phoebus and Quasimodo all try different ways to save Esmeralda
The American by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past
The Toll gate His bitter pill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Deering (Hart) and his gang are ambushed during a daring train holdup. He learns his betrayer was one of his own men, Jordan, whose blood money has bought him a parlor of gambling and prostitution. Escaping into the wilderness, Deering finds shelter in the home of an abandoned woman and her son. There, he finds the possibility of redemption, but his happiness is short-lived when two posses converge upon the cabin
The art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In three box sets of which this is the first, the Art of Buster Keaton includes the total surviving work of Buster Keaton in his prime years as an independent filmmaker"--Container
Sally of the sawdust by W. C Fields( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A carnival barker/conman becomes an unlikely guardian for an orphaned circus waif. When he tries to return the child to her wealthy but contemptuous grandparents he finds himself suddenly being chased by both sides of the law
Cobra by Joseph Henabery( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story shows there are times when friendship means more to a man than love. Beleaguered by women in his native land, Rodrigo Torriani, an Italian count, travels to New York to work in the antique business. He is soon embroiled in a whole new series of romantic entanglements
Shagaĭ sovet! Stride Soviet!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Russian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of the Romanov dynasty: Historical documentary which uses newsreel footage (some show by Czar Nicholas II's own cameramen) to depict the tumultuous events of 1912 through 1917, as the leadership of the Czar and the Russian aristocracy crumbles and Lenin rises to power in the wake of the Soviet Revolution
The extraordinary adventures of Mr. West in the land of the Bolsheviks by L. V Kuleshov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Russian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this satiric film on America's slanted view of the Soviet Union, Mr. West is a bourgeois American who visits those "mad, savage Russians" on a dare. Once in Russia, he is faced with an onslaught of strange characters and events, thrusting him into a world of danger and intrigue. He soon concludes that only through his all-American ingenuity will he survive ... and then the farce begins
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 5. Focuses on the work of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton and Al St. John. Volume 6. Includes works produced by the Hal Roach Studios
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1. Features early works of vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the early twentieth century. Volume 2. Focuses on the work of Mack Sennett between 1913 and 1917
 
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Library of Congress. Blackhawk Films Collection

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