Item Details

The Origins of Film [videorecording]

The Library of Congress
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
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.
Release Date
1993
Run Time
564 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • "The Library of Congress and Smithsonian Video"--Box.
  • "ID9807UMDVD"--Box.
Variant Title
Title on box: Origins of film (1900-1926)
Related Title
African American cinema I.
African American cinema II.
Origins of American animation.
Origins of the fantasy feature.
America's first women film makers.
Origins of the gangster film.
Within our gates.
Scar of shame.
Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake.
Patchwork girl of Oz.
Florida enchantment.
Narrow road.
Alias Jimmy Valentine.
Series
Library of Congress Video Collection
Contents
  • disc 1. The African American cinema I. Oscar Micheaux's Within our gates (1919) (ca. 78 min.) ; The African American cinema II. The scar of shame (1926) with early sound short Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake (1923) (ca. 79 min.)
  • disc 2. Origins of American animation : 21 complete classics (1900-1921) : Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps and more (ca. 83 min.) ; Origins of the fantasy feature ; The patchwork girl of Oz (1914) ; and, A Florida enchantment (1914) (ca. 130 min.)
  • disc 3. America's first women film makers : Alice Guy-Blaché and Lois Weber (ca. 112 min.) ; Origins of the gangster film. D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) ; and, Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915) (ca. 82 min.).
Credits
Piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli ; series production, English titles for Within Our Gates, and liner notes by Scott Simon.
Published
New York, N.Y. : Unapix Entertainment ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, c2001.
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.)
DVD.
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