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    The Villain / Catalog Record Only

    "Relentless" Rudolph and his gang are attacking the base of the Canadian Royal Mounted Canadian Police commanded by the captain. Hairbreadth Harry arrives on the scene and joins the Mounties. Through a snowstorm of feathers from a pillow fight, Harry gives chase to Rudolph and his thugs. For a short moment, they capture Harry, but he quickly escapes. However, they succeed in abducting Belinda, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1927
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    The Crimson Stain mystery. In the demon's power / Catalog Record Only

    In this serial, Dr. Burton Montrose, a scientist, has developed a formula which he believes will make ordinary people into geniuses. He experiments on several subjects and, to his horror, finds that it instead creates wicked criminals. The resulting band of murderers and thieves is led by the evil Pierre La Rue, also known as the Crimson Stain for his luminous, red-rimmed eyes. He ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
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    The Little orphan / Catalog Record Only

    Three bachelors, Rankin Porter, Jerry Mathers and David Clark, agree to each adopt a Belgian orphan boy. David finds that, by mistake, he has adopted a girl. After some debate, he decides to keep the cheerful, fun-loving Renée. David is being pursued by Mrs. Hardwick, a divorcée who does not like Renée, so she decides to find David a more agreeable wife. Emmeline Warren ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    The Purple Mask. The race for freedom / Catalog Record Only

    Detective Kelly leaves Paris at the insistence of the commandant of police who suggests a long stay in America. Kelly is astonished to find Patsy Montez and her aunt on board the America bound ship. Patsy befriends a poor woman with a baby and learns that a man on board betrayed the woman and robbed her. The man has recently married another woman and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Pearl of the army. The silent army / Catalog Record Only

    In this chapter, Pearl Dare and the suspicious T.O. Adams try to prevent the Silent Menace from gaining possession of the chemical wafers which will make the Panama Canal defense plans visible. The Silent Menace's plot involves creating a diversionary mob attack on the Chemical Building while one of his men steals the wafers and escapes from the building's roof by plane. The enemy ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    [Intolerance--in tinting sequence] / Catalog Record Only

    Mae Marsh, Fred Turner, Robert Harron, Sam De Grasse, Miriam Cooper, Lillian Gish, Howard Gaye, Bessie Love, George Walsh, Margery Wilson, Eugene Pallette, Spottiswoode Aitkin, Ruth Handforth, Constance Talmadge, Alfred Paget, Seena Owen. Date is release date for original. Per M/B/RS Acquisitions files (ACQ: AFI/Shepard (David) file): assembled in tinting sequence, not in story continuity. Instructions for assembly of prints from this neg are ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
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    [Crossing the bar]/ Catalog Record Only

    A series of takes using iris dissolves, wipes, exact match dissolves, and regular dissolves for a production labeled 2454 and identified as never being released. Includes scenes of the ocean, a stony beach at sunset, a sailboat, men signaling with flags, a man and woman together on a beach, and Christ appearing to a fisherman in a sailboat.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    A Joy-rider of the ocean / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary nature film about the Remora, or sharksucker, which provides facts about the habitat, size, and physical structure of the fish, concentrating on the tremendous suction power of the oval disc that is located on the head of the fish.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    [Katrinka] / Catalog Record Only

    Shows the hand of Fontaine Fox holding a pen and drawing the beginning of a scene. The hand disappears, and the cartoon gradually appears, line by line, of the cartoon character Katrinka lifting a little boy on the end of a long pole, with the caption, "If Mother hadn't come running out, the powerful Katrinka could easily have recovered that kite for little Jimmy." ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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    The Adventuring Johnsons--prologue / Catalog Record Only

    Recounts the travels and adventures of Martin Johnson and Osa Johnson around the globe from 1911 to 1923. They set sail from San Francisco and sail around the South Seas, stopping in Pango-Pango in Samoa, Leuneuwa Lagoon in 1912, Vao, New Hebrides in 1913, and Tulagi, Solomon Islands in 1914. They visit with the peoples of these islands and record their daily lives and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
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    In old England / Catalog Record Only

    Presents views of the English countryside around Wallingford; follows travelers along country roads, past farms, and through villages; and takes a ride down the Thames under bridges, past gardens and boat houses, and through a lock.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Pearl of the army. Major Brent's perfidy / Catalog Record Only

    Pearl Dare has recovered the valuable Panama Canal defense plans but loses them again during this chapter. Pearl and T.O. Adams have escaped from Bolero who is an ally of the Foreign Alliance's Silent Menace. Adams tries to get the plans from Pearl but fails until he and Pearl are recaptured by Bolero. Adam's then forces Pearl to give him the plans before she ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Farmer Al Falfa's wayward pup / Catalog Record Only

    Farmer Al Falfa's dog smokes the farmer's pipe and buries it when he gets sick; chases the farmer's ducks; and fights with the farmer's valuable game cock.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Everybody loves a fat man : [titles] / Catalog Record Only

    A distillery heiress, Millicent Budd, and a tank-town actor, Narcissus Nuzzle, travel to a small town where one of Budd's distilleries is located. Through the efforts of some temperance women, the town has recently become dry, and Budd and Nuzzle foil the women by dispensing liquor in the ice cream sodas at the local fountain.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
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    [The First Liberty Loan campaign in the Thomas A. Edison interests, June 1917] / Catalog Record Only

    Contains footage which appears to have been assembled from Edison films of Liberty Loan parades for the first and perhaps second loan campaigns. Titles may not correlate with scenes. Begins with presumably the first Liberty Loan campaign parade in the Thomas A. Edison interests, June 6, 1917, in Orange, N.J.; scenes of men and women (some in costume) carrying flags and Liberty Loan banners, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Brutality / Catalog Record Only

    The young husband's brutal nature asserts itself shortly after his marriage. Home life becomes unbearable for his wife, so she is determined to leave. He purchases them tickets to the theatre where he and his wife witness the stage brutality of Bill Sykes. It awakes the man's conscience, and he learns to master his temper.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
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    The suburbanite / Catalog Record Only

    Mr. Cityman and his family move from their flat in the city and arrive at their new home in the suburbs. The truckmen arrive with their houshold furnishings and break articles in removing them from the van. The father and mother express their outrage, whereupon the workmen start smashing everything to pieces. Three little boys neatly attired are sent outside to play and quickly ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
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    An Unexpected friend / Catalog Record Only

    A working man, on strike and with a sick child, is in need of money. He approaches his neighbor for the return of a loan and she repays his generosity with counterfeit money. He uses the money to buy medicine for his child and is arrested. The policeman, saddened by the the man's plight, substitutes a good coin for the counterfeit and the charges ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
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    The Pictorial news (official). Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Number 365 appears on some interior titles; may be newsreel number but cannot confirm in secondary sources. Original reel count and probable country of production, releasing company and date taken from Low's The history of the British film 1914-1918, p. 152 and The bioscope, 9/27/17, p. 23 and 2/28/18, p. 7. Parts of picture and end title lacking; nitrate deterioration printed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
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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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    It happened to Adele / Catalog Record Only

    Adele is a child of romance who, with the help of her mother and Blanche, a chorus lady of years ago, dances her way on the stage to fortune. She falls out of a window and doesn't get hurt but gets famous instead through a sob story in the newspaper. She is in love with Vincent, a composer and upon his request takes his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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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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    Soap / Catalog Record Only

    Billy McDonald, a struggling young artist, and Patsy Peters, an actress who is the daughter of a wealthy soap manufacturer, want to marry, but the artist's rich, old uncle objects to his nephew marrying an actress. In a scheme to win over the uncle, the young woman poses as a Quaker; the old uncle falls in love with her, and he gives her what ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
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    The perils of Pauline. The perils of Pauline. Episode 12, The aerial wire / Catalog Record Only

    Pauline is angry because Harry prevented her from attending the McCallum wedding and blames him for causing her car accident. He shows her a newspaper account of what happened at the wedding, where the lion tamer, true to his promise to Owen, let the lions escape. Pauline becomes reconciled with Harry. Owen makes arrangements with the leader of a gypsy band to kidnap Pauline. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
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    Beyond / Catalog Record Only

    On her deathbed, Avis Langley's mother begs her to watch over her wayward twin brother, Alec. Just before Avis marries Geoffrey Southerne, Samuel Ackroyd, the father of Bessie who is engaged to Alec, calls to report his disappearance. Avis follows him to New Zealand and convinces him to reform and marry Bessie. On the return trip, Avis' ship sinks and she is the only ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921