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|Material Type:||Partial animation, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Scott Simmon; Martin Miller Marks; Tony Sarg; William S Hart; Charles Swickard; Groucho Marx; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.); Image Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||Most films are silent (with piano accompaniment) or in English; Tevye is in Yiddish with English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Originally released as a DVD in 2000.
"The Encore Edition repackages the original four discs in sturdier cases and divides the program notes into booklets accompanying each disc. The booklets feature updated suggestions for further reading and viewing."--Booklet pref.
The accompanying booklet, with film notes by Scott Simmon and music notes by Martin Marks, includes a summary of each film, history and preservation information, and bibliographic references.
|Credits:||Technical director, Michael Friend.|
|Performer(s):||"About the archives" essays narrated by Laurence Fishburne.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (approximately 157 min.) : si., sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (iv, 28 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)|
|Details:||DVD, Dolby Digital stereo.|
|Contents:||The original movie / director, Tony Sarg (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 / director, Charles Swickard [and 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 Snafu: "Spies" (1943, 4 min.) --
OffOn (1968, 9 min.).
|Other Titles:||Original movie.
Three American beauties.
Princess Nicotine; or, the smoke fairy.
Groucho Marx's home movies.
Cologne: from the diary of Ray and Esther.
Private Snafu: "Spies."
Treasures from American film archives :
50 preserved films.
Fifty preserved films.
Gay shoe clerk (Motion picture)
Confederate ironclad (Motion picture)
Hell's hinges (Motion picture)
Fall of the House of Usher (Motion picture : 1928)
Running around San Francisco for an education advertisement.
OffOn (Motion picture)
Tevye (Motion picture).
|Responsibility:||producer, National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon ; music curator, Martin Marks.|