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The origins of film

Author: Scott SimmonPhilip CarliOscar MicheauxFrank PeruginiAlice GuyAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Unapix Entertainment ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, ©2001.
Series: Library of Congress video collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : No Linguistic Content
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A collection of early feature and short films held by the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division that illustrate the history of film from 1900-1926.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Silent films
Short films
Animated films
Fantasy films
Gangster films
Historical films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Simmon; Philip Carli; Oscar Micheaux; Frank Perugini; Alice Guy; Lois Weber; D W Griffith; Maurice Tourneur; David Starkman; H S Palmer; Earl Hurd; George Herriman; Leon A Searl; Tom E Powers; Raoul Barré; Howard S Moss; Willis O'Brien; Gregory La Cava; Winsor McCay; Tony Sarg; Herbert M Dawley; L Frank Baum; J Farrell MacDonald; Sidney Drew; Edwin S Porter; James Stuart Blackton; Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.; Unapix Entertainment, Inc.; Image Entertainment (Firm); Smithsonian Video (Firm); Colored Players Film Corporation.; DeForest Phonofilms (Firm); Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Vitagraph Company of America.; Biograph Company.; Gaumont Co.; Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.; Bray Productions.; International Film Service.; Peter Pan Film Corp.; BDF Films (Firm); Rialto Productions.; American Motion Picture Corporation.; Herbert M. Dawley Productions.; Oz Film Manufacturing Co.; Crystal Films.; Universal Film Manufacturing Company.; Solax Company.; Lois Weber Productions.; World Film Corporation.
OCLC Number: 47278731
Language Note: Silent films have English intertitles.
Notes: Originally produced as motion pictures 1900-1926.
Credits: Piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli ; series production, English titles for Within Our Gates, and liner notes by Scott Simmon.
Performer(s): Within our gates: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault.
Scar of shame: Harry Henderson, Norman Johnstone, Ann Kennedy, Lucia Lynn Moses, William E. Pettus.
Patchwork girl of Oz: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell, Haras Dranet, Fred Woodward.
Florida enchantment: Sidney Drew, Edith Story, Charles Kent, Jane Morrow, Ada Gifford, Ethel Lloyd, Lillian Burns.
Awards: 'Within our gates' was named to the National Film Registry in 1992 by the Library of Congress.
Description: 3 videodiscs (564 min.) : sd., b&w (some col. tinted) ; 4 3/4 in. in box 20 x 14 x 5 cm. + 1 guide ([12] p. ; 18 cm.)
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: [Disc 1.]The African American cinema I: Within our gates (1919 ; ca. 78 min. ; Oscar Micheaux presents ; written, directed and produced by Oscar Micheaux) --
The African American cinema II: The scar of shame (Colored Players Film Corp. ; 1926 ; ca. 76 min. ; director, Frank Perugini ; photography by Al Liguori ; story by David Starkman) --
Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake (1923 ; ca. 4 min. ; DeForest Phonofilms ; early sound short) (ca. 79 min.) --
[Disc 2.] Origins of American animation 1900-1921 (ca. 83 min. total) : The enchanted drawing (1900 ; Edison ; animator, J. Stuart Blackton) --
Fun in a bakery shop (1902 ; Edison ; director/cameraman, Edwin S. Porter) --
Humorous phases of funny faces (1906; Vitagraph ; animator, J. Stuart Blackton) --
Keeping up with the Joneses [Women's styles] (1915 ; Gaumont American ; animator, Harry S. Palmer) --
Keeping up with the Joneses [Men's styles] (1915 ; Gaumont American ; animator, Harry S. Palmer) --
Dreamy Dud: 'He resolves not to smoke' (1915 ; Essanay ; animator, Wallace Carlson) --
Us fellers: 'Dud leaves home' (1919 ; Bray ; animator, Wallace Carlson) --
Bobby Bumps starts a lodge (1916 ; Bray ; animator, Earl Hurd) --
Krazy Kat goes a-wooing (1916 ; Hearst/International Film Service ; cartoonist, George Herriman ; animator, Leon Searl) --
Krazy Kat : Bugologist (1916 ; Hearst/International Film Service ; cartoonist, George Herriman ; animator, Frank Moser) --
Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse at the circus (1916 ; Heart/International Film Service ; cartoonist, George Herriman ; animator, Leon Searl) --
The phable of a busted romance (1915 ; Hearst/International Film Service ; cartoonist, Tom E. Powers ; animator, Raoul Barré) --
The phable of the phat woman (1916 ; Hearst/International Film Service ; cartoonist, Tom E. Powers ; animator, Raoul Barré) --
Never again! The story of a speeder cop (1916 ; Hearst/International Film Service ; cartoonist, Tom E. Powers ; animator, Raoul Barré) --
Mr. Nobody Holme: He buys a jitney (1916 ; Hearst/International Film Service ; cartoonist, Tom E. Powers ; animator, Leon Searl) --
Mary and Gretel (1917 ; Motoy/Peter Pan ; animator, Howard S. Moss) --
The dinosaur and the missing link (1917 ; Conquest/Edison ; animator, Willis O'Brien) --
W. S. S. Thriftettes (1918 ; Felton BDF Films ; animator, unknown) --
AWOL; or All wrong Old Laddiebuck (1919 ; American Motion Picture Co. ; animator, Charles Bowers) --
The Katzenjammer Kids: Police and pie (1918 ; Pathé/International Film Service ; director, Gregory La Cava) --
Fragment from 'Gertie on tour' (1921 ; Rialto Productions ; animators, Winsor McCay, John McCay, and John Fitzsimmons) --
Fragment from 'The centaurs' (1921 ; Rialto Productions ; animators, Winsor McCay, John McCay, and John Fitzsimmons) --
Tony Sarg's Almanac: The first circus (1921 ; Dawley Productions ; animators, Tony Sarg, Herbert Dawley) ; Origins of the fantasy feature : The patchwork girl of Oz (1914 ; ca. 67 min. ; Oz Film Company ; producer, L. Frank Baum ; director, J. Farrell MacDonald) --
A Florida enchantment (1914 ; ca. 63 min. ; Vitagraph ; director, Sidney Drew) --
[Disc 3.] America's first women film makers : Alice Guy-Blaché and Lois Weber (ca. 112 min. total) How men propose (1913 ; Crystal/Universal ; producer/[director?], Lois Weber [and Phillips Smalley?]) --
Matrimony's speed limit (1913 ; Solax ; producer/director, Alice Guy-Blaché) --
A house divided (1913 ; Solax ; producer/director, Alice Guy-Blaché) --
Too wise wives (1921 ; Lois Weber Productions ; producer/director, Lois Weber) ; Origins of the gangster film (ca. 82 min. total): The narrow road (1912 ; Biograph ; director, D. W. Griffith) --
Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915 ; World Film Corporation ; director, Maurice Tourneur).
Series Title: Library of Congress video collection.
Other Titles: Within our gates.
Scar of shame.
Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake.
Patchwork girl of Oz.
Florida enchantment.
Narrow road.
Alias Jimmy Valentine.
Origins of film (1900-1926)
Responsibility: The Library of Congress ; Smithsonian Video.

Abstract:

A collection of early feature and short films held by the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division that illustrate the history of film from 1900-1926.

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