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    2 a.m. in the subway / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Opens on a set of a subway platform, with two tracks on either side and stairs leading up to the exit. A policeman stretches and wearily sits on a box or crate, as a uniformed conductor awaits a train. A subway car arrives on the left side of the platform and the conductor opens the door. A well-dressed man with a cigar in his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
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    A wake in "Hell's Kitchen" / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Takes place on a rather plain room set, with a single religious picture and a coat hanging from the plain, white walls. An open coffin sits in the center of the room, with its lid leaning against the back wall. An older, grey-haired woman--presumably the widow--stands holding a bunch of flowers to the left of the coffin, wailing and wiping away her tears with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • A Tough dance /

    From either side of a white, apparently outdoors, setting enter a man and woman, both wearing ragged street clothes and caps. As they approach center stage, the man grabs the woman's arm and pulls her to him, then slaps her. Still holding her arm, the man and his partner cockily strut towards the camera. The man grabs the woman in a crouched, bear-hug type ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
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    A nymph of the waves / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Superimposition of a woman dancing over footage of crashing waves from the rapids of Niagara Falls. The woman wears a frilly, perhaps feather-trimmed, white dress with a low-cut bodice, a matching feathered hat, white stockings, and white ballet slippers. She holds up her skirt through the entire dance, revealing her ankles and lower legs as well as a flash of a garter above the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
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    A gesture fight in Hester Street / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Opens on a street scene with a sidewalk and backdrop of storefronts, including a liquor store and pharmacy, apparently meant to represent Hester Street in New York City. A bearded, dark-haired street peddler in a long dark coat and hat hawks suspenders and perhaps neckties. A young woman in a long skirt and long-sleeved white blouse with a flowered hat walks quickly past, and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Fights of nations /

    "Mexico and Spain": a man dressed as a Mexican peasant spies on a happy young woman and her Spanish suitor. The jealous peasant rises from his hiding place to stab his rival, but the woman grabs his arm and stops him. The two men engage in a fierce knife fight. The Spaniard disarms his opponent. The woman pleads for the peasant's life and the ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907

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    Treloar and Miss Marshall, prize winners at the Physical Culture Show in Madison Square Garden / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Opens with a woman posing on a pedestal, dressed in a white body leotard with a sash tied at her hips. Marshall continues with various feminine poses, reminiscent of classic Greek statuary, to accentuate her figure. Film cuts to Treloar posed on the bare stage without a pedestal. He wears brief leopard-skin trunks or short tunic, wrist bands, and Roman-looking laced sandals. His poses ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
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    British War Office official news film. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: unknown. Possible volume number for Canadian release title is based on numbers for other volumes of the same newsreel. Originally released in Great Britain in 1917 by the War Office Cinematograph Committee as the War Office official topical budget [no.] 330-1 and the War Office official topical budget [no.] 330-2. End title and parts of picture lacking; nitrate deterioration printed through. NCN000188; British ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Historic landmarks of the Hudson Valley / Catalog Record Only

    A travelog of the Hudson River Valley with scenes of the Palisades, Tappan Zee, Tarrytown, Haverstraw, Sing Sing Prison, Castle Rock, Garrison, West Point, Newburg, the Poughkeepsie Bridge, the Walkill Valley, the Catskills, Kingston, Roundout Village, and activities along the Hudson River. Irises onto and out of every scene.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    [Newsclips from various newsreels. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg unknown. Edge code dates given in M/B/RS nitrate data base (NTS) as 1923 and 1924. The burial of Maj. General Biddle took place on Saturday, 3/24/23 per Marine Corps Historical Center; cannot determine number of International news for this newsclip; David S. Rose retired from public life in 1910 and then ran for mayor for the last time in 1924 per Biographical ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1923
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    [Newsclips from various newsreels. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg unknown (with one exception listed below). Titles of newsclips taken from intertitles. NCN013321; Pathé news (can No08). Sources used: M/B/RS Acquisition files (AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) file); Exhibitors herald world, v. 94, p. 56. ref print; Received: 4/1/80 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. dupe neg; Received: 11/1/76 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. Viewed for content.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 192?
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    The Seven pearls. The air peril / Catalog Record Only

    Ilma, a young American woman raised in Turkey, must recover seven priceless pearls stolen from the sultan. If she does not recover them within six months, she must enter the sultan's harem or her foster father, Mustapha Bey, will be beheaded. In this episode, Ilma and Harry, a remorseful young man who originally stole the pearls from Ilma's home, attempt to retrieve the pearls ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    The Chicago daily news screen service. [Supplement]--Valentino funeral awes thousands / Catalog Record Only

    On Mon. Aug. 30, 1926, thousands turn out to pay a last tribute to screen idol Rudolph Valentino. With an escort of 1,000 police officers, the hearse bearing Valentino fights its way northward along Broadway. 500 mourners fill the little church of St. Malachy's on West 49th St. The police pack the crowds into motionless masses. The honorary pallbearers precede the casket after the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
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    Little old New York / Catalog Record Only

    Young man leaves small town determined to make his mark in New York City. He is fleeced by a con man, recovers his money and returns home sadder, but wiser. Fine views of Manhattan are shown, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Public Library, the Museum of Natural History and Grant's tomb.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
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    Pathé's weekly. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Date and identification number for Pathé's weekly from interior titles. Releasing company from Moving picture world, v. 18, p. 678. Reel count taken from Motography, v. 10, p. 375. Moving picture world, v. 18, p. 772. Moving picture world, v. 18, p. 772 lists a segment which does not appear on film and the comic section in film is not mentioned ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
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    Motion picture souvenir, 15th anniversary dinner, Pathe News, Hotel Plaza, New York City, November 14, 1925 / Catalog Record Only

    Highlights of the banquet celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of the Pathe News at which guest of honor Vice President Charles Gates Dawes denounced the filibuster, and the governor of Maryland, Albert C. Ritchie, attacked prohibition and defended states rights. The following officials appear in the film, but are not individually identified: Governor Trinkle of Virginia; the Mexican ambassador to the United States, Manuel C. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1925
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    Niagara Falls / Catalog Record Only

    Highlights the snow-covered State Park around Niagara Falls, the Falls from Hennepin Point, the rapids, the Gorge Railway, and the Horseshoe Falls and American Falls as seen from the Canadian shore. British Board of Censors.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
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    The Silver Girl / Catalog Record Only

    Jefferson Hunter marries Ann Kepple, a girl half his age. They live happily, working their Nevada mine, The Silver Girl. One day, a visit from an eastern lawyer, Nathan Hargrave, persuades Anne that she needs a social life. The Hunters move to New York City, leaving their partner, Chuck Wilson, to work the mine alone. When the mine is threatened, Hunter goes to Nevada, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
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    The Selig-tribune. Catalog Record Only

    In Sacramento, Governor Johnson drives the first stake for California's new $10,000,000 canal. The Southern Commercial Congress opens with a parade of the National Guard, sailors and cadets in Norfolk, Virginia. Congressman Adamson of Georgia, Sen. Fernald of Maine and Sen. Jim Watson of Indiana pose in front of congressional office buildings in Washington, D.C. In New York City, "Open Window" and "Walk to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916