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  • Buffalo Bill--peaux rouges /

    Indians from North America dance and perform in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress) - Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • How a French nobleman got a wife through the New York Herald personal columns /

    From Edison films catalog: The picture opens with a "Personal" advertisement which actually appeared in the New York Herald of August 25th, 1904: "Young French Nobleman, recently arrived, desires to meet wealthy American girl; object matrimony; will be at Grant's Tomb at 10 this morning, wearing boutonniere of violets." The first scene shows the young "Nobleman" in his dressing room. He picks up the ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Catalog Record

    Wanderers of the desert Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Aspect ratio: 16 x 9. Original film: 1986, France. Also known as Les baliseurs du désert. Cert. Not available [BBFC]. DVD Region 1. Colour. PAL. Arabic with English subtitles (optional).

    • Contributor: Khemir, Nacer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Buying a cow /

    An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it back to their Parisian apartment. After many misadventures, the cow is stolen right after they reach their front door.

    • Contributor: Société Des Établissements Gaumont - George Kleine (Firm) - Afi/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Afraid of microbes /

    A man who fears the influenza microbe buys an antiseptic spray from a pharmacist. On his way home, he insists on spraying everyone he encounters, including the police. A growing group of outraged people chases and captures him. He is tied up and doused with water.

    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Jones (John) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Lost a pretty little dog /

    A woman and her mother bring a little dog home from a dog shelter in Gennevilliers. The woman's husband comes home, is displeased, and pays a man to steal the dog. The woman is distraught and offers a reward for the return of the dog. The man who stole the dog returns it and receives the reward, just as the husband comes home. The ...

    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Jones (John) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Dogs used as smugglers /

    With contraband strapped to the backs of their dogs, smugglers set off to cross the Spanish-French border. Having been spied upon and betrayed to customs officers, a fierce skirmish results and only the dogs and a single smuggler reach their destination.

    • Contributor: Hatot, Georges - Heuzé, André - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Nfsa Australia Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Baker (Glenn L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Catalog Record

    Loulou / Catalog Record Only

    Minor change version: [English language subtitled version]. -- United States : New Yorker Films, 1980. Copyright for minor change version: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Action Films-Gaumont ; 1980. Story by Arlette Langmann ; cinematography, Pierre-William Glenn, Jacques Loiseleux ; editing, Yann Dedet ; executive producer, Yves Peyrot. Isabelle Huppert, Gérard Depardieu, Guy Marchand, Frédérique Cerbonnet. LC copy is English language subtitled version ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1980
  • Catalog Record

    La règle du jeu = The rules of the game / Catalog Record Only

    LP381 U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version] / United States : Janus Films, 1961. Copyright for minor change version: Les Grands Films Classiques; 18Jan61 (in notice: 1959); LF 381. Editor, Marquerite Renoir ; music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , Monsigny, Sallabert, Saint-Saëns, Chopin ; photography, Jean Bachelet ; sets, Eugène Lourié, Max Douy. Marcel Dalio, Nora Grégor, Roland Toutain, Jean Renoir, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1939
  • Catalog Record

    A walk with love and death / Catalog Record Only

    "Heron of Foix (Assaf Dayan) hears the call of the ocean and leaves his school in Paris to walk to the sea. He meets the fair Claudia (Anjelica Huston) and the two fall in love and journey together to escape the ongoing Hundred Years War. They witness the brutal and bloody murder of a peasant who is drawn and quartered by the sadistic Sir ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1970
  • Catalog Record

    Naughty Marietta / Catalog Record Only

    A musical comedy in which a French princess secretly trades places with her maid, and flees to Louisiana to avoid forced marriage to a Spanish nobleman. She and the group of women with her are captured by pirates but soon rescued by a band of hearty frontiersmen under the leadership of Capt. Warrington. Marietta and Warrington fall in love and, after other tribulations caused ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1986
  • Catalog Record

    The little American / Catalog Record Only

    "Karl Von Austreim, a German-American living in the United States, bids farewell to his sweetheart, Angela Moore, and returns to Germany at the outbreak of World War I to fight for his native country. Count Jules de Destin of the French embassy, a rival for Angela's hand, also leaves, and shortly afterwards, Angela is called to France to care for her dying aunt. Her ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Catalog Record

    The lion in winter / Catalog Record Only

    During Christmas, 1183, Henry II, King of England and half of France, assembles at his Chinon castle his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, imprisoned in Salisbury Tower for meddling in affairs of state, his three sons, Geoffrey, Richard and John, his mistress Alais, and her brother Philip, King of France. Henry's purpose is to nominate his successor, who will then marry Alais to keep England's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1986
  • Catalog Record

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of six segments of varying lengths.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1953
  • Catalog Record

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of three segments of varying lengths.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1954
  • Catalog Record

    The big parade / Catalog Record Only

    A World War I drama about lazy James Apperson (John Gilbert), son of an industrious aristocrat (Hobart Bosworth) and his wife (Claire McDowell), and how he is coaxed into joining the Army by his father and girlfriend (Claire Adams) when the U.S. enters the War. Upon entering the Army, James is sent to France to serve his tour of duty. While in France, he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1925
  • Catalog Record

    The Scarlet Pimpernel. Catalog Record Only

    "Sir Percy Blakeney leads a dangerous double life. A dandy English diplomat by day, at night he emerges as the Scarlet Pimpernel, the daring and elusive hero fighting the forces of Robespierre to save innocent necks from the deadly blade of the guillotine"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Floating to wealth / Catalog Record Only

    Bothered by creditors whom he is unable to pay, Mr. Moneyless retires to bed. In the night, the Paris floods reach his room and his bed floats out through the streets. After floating for many miles, it ends up in the parlor of a wealthy woman whom Mr. Moneyless saves, along with her money. Although she is no beauty, they are married and his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Catalog Record

    Les Valseuses = Going places / Catalog Record Only

    PA71-969(English language subtitled version) PA542-063 (Video reissue of English language subtitled version) U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version] / subtitles, Nina Levin and Brooke Leveque. -- United States : Cinema 5, 1974 ; United States : Interama, 1990. Copyright for minor change version, i.e. ref print: Cinema 5, Ltd. Prev.: novel entitled Les valseuses prev. reg. 30Sep72, AFO-71009; French photoplay ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Catalog Record

    Abschiedswalzer / Catalog Record Only

    Professor Józef Elsner, Chopin's music instructor, tries to convince him to quit the Polish revolutionary party. Chopin refuses and presents his beloved, Constantia Gladowska, with a new song. Her mother informs him she will marry Grabowksi the merchant. Elsner persuades Constantia to rebuff Chopin so that he will play in a concert in Paris to raise support for Poland against Russia. The concert is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1934
  • Catalog Record

    Attention une femme peut en cacher une autre / Catalog Record Only

    "Alice (Miou-Miou), a surgeon's assistant, leaves her husband and infant son behind in Paris. Out in the countryside she falls in love with Vincent and has two children with him. She never gets a divorce from her first husband Phillippe and never marries her new lover"--Internet movie database, viewed July 20, 2010.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
  • Catalog Record

    La Femme Nikita / Catalog Record Only

    Action-packed story of Nikita, a ruthless street junkie who is recruited against her will into a secret government organization by Bob. In three years, Bob transforms her into a sexy, sophisticated "lethal weapon" named Josephine. Released from the training compound, Nikita establishes a new identity and soon falls in love with Marco, a soft-spoken romantic. Six months later, she gets a call. She's activated. ...

    • Contributor: Besson, Luc - Paraillaud, Anne - Anglade, Jean Hugues - Moreau, Jeanne - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • Catalog Record

    Indochine / Catalog Record Only

    Set in French Indochina in the 1930s as the Vietnamese begin to rebel against French colonialism. Dramatizes the last years of French rule through the relationship between plantation owner Éliane, French by birth but born and raised in Indochina, and her adopted daughter Camille, an orphaned Annamese princess who becomes a Vietnamese revolutionary and representative at the Geneva Conference after having a child by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Catalog Record

    Le salaire de la peur = The wages of fear / Catalog Record Only

    This is an epic about courage. It is about how these four men test themselves for money on the dangerous, death-defying drive. They try to exhibit grace under pressure, be equal to their companions, be brave. They all succeed but one who loses his nerve.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1952
  • Catalog Record

    Balao, ou, Des pas au plafond = Balaoo / Catalog Record Only

    In a small village in France, Doctor Coriolis, a scientist, recieves a packing crate containing an enormous ape, possessing some human characteristics. The doctor attempts to civilize and train the animal, with some success, but Balao continues to run around the village, damaging property and terrorizing the villagers. Balao becomes indebted to Hubert, a villager of bad character, who uses Balao to murder a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913