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Treasures 5. The west, 1898-1938

Author: Scott SimmonAl JenningsBeatriz MichelenaWilliam Matthew TilghmanClara BowAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : National Film Preservation Foundation : [Distributed by] Image Entertainment, [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures. "Brings together 40 silent and early sound films--narrative shorts and features, documentaries, promotional films, newsreel stories, and travelogues--showcasing the American West as it was recorded and imagined from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Feature films
Western films
Silent films
Historical films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Newsreels
Video recordings
Drama
Fiction films
History
Nonfiction films
Western
Comedy
Romance
Newsreel
Travelogue
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Simmon; Al Jennings; Beatriz Michelena; William Matthew Tilghman; Clara Bow; Mabel Normand; Richard Dix; Tom Mix; National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.),; Image Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 9780974709963 0974709964
OCLC Number: 747276859
Notes: Originally produced as motion pictures 1910-1935.
Special features: Optional audio commentary -- Text description of each film, including a summary, credits, and information about transfer, commentary and new music -- Bios of commentators, composers, curators, designers [text feature] -- Information on the National Film Preservation Foundation and the various archives involved in the collection [text feature] -- Printed guide includes notes on each film, written by Scott Simmon. Includes index, pp. 98-104.
Credits: Music composers, Mark Harvey, Stephen Horne, Martin Marks, Andrew McPherson, Michael Miller, Michael D. Mortilla, Brian Robison, Elena Ruehr, Charles Shadle, Christine Southworth, Evan Ziporyn.
Cast: Performers include: Al Jennings, Beatriz Michelena, Bill Tilghman, Clara Bow, Mabel Normand, Richard Dix, Tom Mix.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (596 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (xxi, 110 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm)
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 0 ; Dolby digital ; fullscreen presentation.
Contents: Program [Disc] 1. The tourists (1912) (6 min.) --
The sergeant (1910) (16 min.) --
Salomy Jane (1914) (87 min.) --
Sunshine gatherers (1921) (10 min.) --
Deschutes driftwood (1916) (10 min.) --
The "promised land" barred to "hoboes" (1936) (2 min.) --
Last of the line (1914) (26 min.) --
The Indian-detour (1926) (16 min.) --
Native Americans in newsreels (1921-1938) (5 min.) --
We can take it (1935) (21 min.). Program [Disc] 2. Over silent paths (1910) (16 min.) --
Life on the Circle Ranch in California (1912) (12 min.) --
Broncho Billy and the schoolmistress (1912) (14 min.) --
How the cowboy makes his lariat (1917) (3 min.) --
Mexican filibusters (1911) (16 min.) --
The better man (1912) (12 min.) --
Ammunition smuggling on the Mexican border (1914) (41 min.) --
Lake Tahoe, land of the sky (1916) (6 min.) --
Mantrap (1926) (71 min.) --
From The golden west (1938) (8 min.). Program [Disc] 3. The lady of the dugout (1918) (64 min.) --
From Passing of the Oklahoma outlaw (1915) (13 min.) --
The girl ranchers (1913) (14 min.) --
Legal advice (1916) (13 min.) --
From Womanhandled (1925) (55 min.) --
Beauty spots in America: Castle Hot Springs, Arizona (1916) (6 min.) --
Romance of water (1931) (10 min.) --
A new miracle in the desert (1935) (1 min.) --
The West in promotional travelogues (1898-1920) (22 min. total): Sunset Limited, Southern Pacific Railroad (1898), from Picturesque Colorado (1911), from Copper mines at Bingham, Utah (1912), from The war bonnet round-up (1912), from Seeing Yosemite with David A. Curry (1916), from Geysers of the Yellowstone (1917), from Trails that lure (1920), from Little journeys in the National Forests of Colorado (1920).
Other Titles: West, 1898-1938
Treasures V
Responsibility: produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation ; curator, Scott Simmon.
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Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures. "Brings together 40 silent and early sound films--narrative shorts and features, documentaries, promotional films, newsreel stories, and travelogues--showcasing the American West as it was recorded and imagined from 1898 to 1938." -- Booklet, p. viii.

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