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Melodramas (Motion pictures)
|Named Person:||Mary McNeil Fenollosa|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sesshū Hayakawa; Tsuru Aoki; Tōyō Fujita; Frank Borzage; Roscoe Arbuckle; Charlie Murray; William Worthington; Frank D Williams; Richard E Schayer; Mark Izu; Thomas H Ince; William Clifford; Reginald Barker; Raymond B West; Marco Lienhard; Jack Cohn; Louis Lewyn; Herbert George Ponting; Mary McNeil Fenollosa; Brian Taves; Haworth Pictures.; Milestone Film & Video.; American Film Institute. National Center for Film and Video Preservation.; International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House.; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.); New Yorker Video (Firm); George Eastman House.
|Language Note:||Silent, with English intertitles.|
|Notes:||Main feature based on the novel, The dragon painter by Mary McNeil Fenollosa.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1919.
|Credits:||The dragon painter : Camera, Frank D. Williams ; art direction Milton Menasco ; composer Mark Izu.|
|Performer(s):||Cast for The dragon painter: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Edward Piel, Toyo Fujita.
Cast for The wrath of the gods, or, the destruction of Sakura-Jima: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Frank Borzage.
Cast for Screen snapshots: Sessue Hayakawa, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Charles Murray.
|Awards:||'The dragon painter' was named to the National Film Registry in 2014 by Library of Congress.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., b&w, tinted ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD-ROM; NTSC, Region 1; Access to DVD-ROM special features requires computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Reader software.|
|Contents:||The dragon painter (1919, 54 min., tinted b&w print) --
The wrath of the gods, or, the destruction of Sakura-Jima (1914, 58 min., tinted b&w print ; Producer, Thomas H. Ince ; director, Reginald Barker ; scenario, Thomas H. Ince and William Clifford ; special effects, Raymond B. West ; musical score, Marco Lienhard ; a film of the George Eastman House Motion Picture Study Collection) --
Screen snapshots, Issue no. 20 (1921, 3 min., b&w ; Produced by Jack Cohn and Louis Lewyn, in co-operation with Shadowland, Motion Picture Magazine, and Motion Picture Classic). Special features: Gallery of illustrations from the original novel --
In Lotus-land Japan: Japan at the turn of the century (Photographs by Herbert G. Ponting) --
Stills gallery of archival photos and correspondence notes of Hayakawa and Aoki --
Gallery of promotional materials from the original release of the feature ; DVD-ROM special features: 'The dragon painter' press kit [pdf document, 18 p.] --
Hollywood's first Asian cycle (essay by film historian Brian Taves) [pdf document, 12 p.] --
How to build a volcano [pdf document, 3 p.] --
'The dragon painter' novel [pdf document, 206 p.] --
'The wrath of the gods' original script [pdf document, 50 p.].
|Series Title:||Screen snapshots, Issue no. 20; Milestone cinematheque.|
|Other Titles:||Wrath of the gods.
Destruction of Sakura-Jima.
|Responsibility:||A Milestone Film release ; a preservation and restoration project of The National Center for Film and Video Preservation at The American Film Institute, in conjunction with the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House and the Museum of Modern Art ; Haworth Pictures Corporation presents ; Directed by Wiliam Worthington ; scenario by E. Richard Schayer.|
Restoration of "The wrath of the gods, or, the destruction of Sakura-Jima", Thomas Ince's full-length 1914 feature film as a restored tinted print featuring Hayakawa as the patriarch of a family carrying a curse.
Screen snapshots: "An Impromptu Comedy. Charles Murray, 'Fatty' Arbuckle and Sessue Hayakawa stage an original comedy for 'Screen Snapshots.'" -- Opening intertitles.
Educational Media Reviews Online (1)
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