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  • The ball game /

    Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The Reading pitcher has just let a Newark batter walk to first. He gets up on his toes, ready to head for second base. The next batter up cracks first ball pitched for a two bagger, and races for the base with a burst of speed. The first ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Going to the fire /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: This scene shows almost the entire Fire Department led by the Chief, responding to an alarm. The horses, said to be the finest of their kind in the country, present a thrilling spectacle as they dash rapidly by, flecked with foam, and panting from the exertion of their long gallop.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Hockey match on the ice /

    "The skaters dart to and fro, swinging their hockeys [i.e., hockey sticks] and trying to hit the disc toward the goal. 150 feet"--Edison films catalog.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Junius W. Williams oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Newark, New Jersey, 2011-07-20.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Williams, Junius W.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-20

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  • [Newark athlete. Fragment 1] /

    Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film.

    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy Laurie) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1891
  • A morning alarm /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the prancing of the horses, and even the startled expression upon the faces of the spectators, are all clearly depicted. From Edison films catalog: Shows a Newark fire company just leaving the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
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    Beyond the bricks / Catalog Record Only

    Follows African American students Shaquiel Ingram and Erick Graham as they struggle to stay on track in the Newark, NJ public school system. Weaved into the boys stories is commentary from some of the countries foremost scholars and experts focused on African-American boys and their education including Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the Reverend Al Sharpton, and Schott Foundation President Dr. John Jackson, among others. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Catalog Record

    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
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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
  • Catalog Record

    Wise guys / Catalog Record Only

    PA304-270 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: M G M Entertainment Co. DCR 1985; PUB 18Apr86; REG 9Jul86; PA304-270. Executive producer, Irwin Russo ; associate producer, Patrick McCormick ; music by Ira Newborn ; edited by Jerry Greenberg ; director of photography, Fred Shuler. Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey. New York times, 4/18/86, p. C8. Reference sources used: Variety, 4/23/86; New York times, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1986
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    Ceiling zero / Catalog Record Only

    Jake Lee, the hard-driving boss for Newark's Federal Airlines, rehires his old friend, Dizzy Davis, an ace pilot, against the wishes of company supervisor, Al Stone. Dizzy, known for his daredevil flying and success with women, goes after female flyer, Tommy Thomas. To advance his romance, Dizzy feigns heart trouble and sends his best friend, Texas Clark, on a dangerous flight. Tex's plane crashes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1936