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|Material Type:||Partial animation, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Scott Simmon; Martin Miller Marks; Laurence Fishburne, III; William S Hart; Groucho Marx; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; National Film Preservation Foundation.
|Language Note:||Silent and sound films.|
|Notes:||The accompanying book titled Preserved: 50 treasures from American film archives by Scott Simmon, contains details about the contents of each disc, including a summary of each film, history and preservation information and bibliographic references.|
|Credits:||Technical director, Michael Friend ; narrator for "About the Archives", Laurence Fishburne.|
|Performer(s):||Narrator for "About the Archives": Laurence Fishburne.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (approximately 157 min.) : si., sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (137 pages)|
|Contents:||The Original movie (1922, 8 min.) --
Early films from the Edison Company (3 min.): Blacksmithing scene (1893), The gay shoe clerk (1903), Three American beauties (1906) --
Princess Nicotine; or, the smoke fairy (1909, 5 min.) --
The Confederate Ironclad (1912, 16 min.) --
Hell's hinges / writer/director, William S. Hart (1916, 64 min.) --
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928, 13 min.) --
From Groucho Marx's home movies (ca. 1933, 2 min.) --
Running around San Francisco for an education (1938, 2 min.) --
From Tevye (1939, 17 min.) --
Cologne: from the diary of Ray and Esther (1939, 14 min.) --
Private Sanfu: "Spies" (1943, 4 min.) --
OffOn (1968, 9 min.).
|Other Titles:||Original movie.
Early films from the Edison Company.
Gay shoe clerk.
Three American beauties.
Princess Nicotine; or, the smoke fairy.
Fall of the House of Usher.
Groucho Marx's home movies.
Running around San Francisco for an education.
Cologne: from the diary of Ray and Esther.
Private Sanfu: "Spies."
Preserved: 50 treasures from American film archives.
50 treasures from American film archives.
Fifty treasures from American film archives.
50 preserved films.
Fifty preserved films.
|Responsibility:||producer, National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks.|