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Early motion pictures of world's fairs & expositions

Author: Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress); New Deal Films, Inc.
Publisher: Corrales, N.M. : New Deal Films, Inc., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These films are from the Paper Print Collection at the Library of Congress. The films represent views of three major fairs and expositions of the early film era: The Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris, the Pan-American Exposition of 1901 in Buffalo, and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904 in St. Louis. Also included are two early films from Luna Park at Coney Island and a reenactment of the Boer War shot  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress); New Deal Films, Inc.
ISBN: 1878917080 9781878917089
OCLC Number: 37562406
Notes: The films have been professionally mastered onto videotape, but the picture quality of many of the films is poor, owing to their age and the paper intermediate stage. Sound is added to the introductory sequence only.
Description: 1 videocassette (46 min.) : b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Early motion pictures of world's fairs and expositions
Responsibility: New Deal Films, Inc.

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These films are from the Paper Print Collection at the Library of Congress. The films represent views of three major fairs and expositions of the early film era: The Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris, the Pan-American Exposition of 1901 in Buffalo, and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904 in St. Louis. Also included are two early films from Luna Park at Coney Island and a reenactment of the Boer War shot in 1905 at Brighton Beach in Brooklyn.

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