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  • Parade of marines, U.S. cruiser "Brooklyn" /

    From Edison films catalog: First comes the famous Marine Band of the "Brooklyn," with the mascot goat alongside the bass drum. The 300 marines follow in rapid marching order, a sixteen file front in each company. 150 feet. $22.50.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1917 /

    On July 4, 1917, French actress Sarah Bernhardt speaks in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., on behalf of French-American cooperation in the war effort. Addressing more than 50,000 people gathered around a decorated music platform, Mme. Bernhardt stands and speaks from an open touring car parked in front of the platform. Medium close shot of Mme. Bernhardt speaking and gesturing, with man who may be ...

    • Contributor: Bernhardt, Sarah - Marot, Felix - Ormsby, Elizabeth - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Wonder man / Catalog Record Only

    Musical comedy about identical twins and the misunderstandings that occur when the spirit of one enters the other's body in order to avenge his murder. Popular nightclub entertainer Buzzy Belew is murdered before he can testify against gangster Ten Grand Jackson. Buzzy's ghost draws his long-lost twin brother, genius bookworm Edwin Dingle, to Brooklyn's Prospect Park, where he comically convinces Edwin that he is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
  • Car 54, where are you? / Catalog Record Only

    PAu1-682-695 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Orion Pictures Corporation. Prev.: screenplay prev. reg. 1990, PAu1-390-320. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 1991; REG 6Nov92; PAu1-682-695. Story by Erik Tarloff ; music by Pray for Rain and Bernie Worrell ; editors, Alan Balsam, Earl Watson ; director of photography, Rodney Charters. David Johansen, John C. McGinley, Fran Drescher, Nipsey Russell. Film has not been distributed, but ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Blue in the face / Catalog Record Only

    This sequel to Smoke is comprised of characters and subplots originally conceived for that film. It is a piecemeal collection of barely connected scenes stitched together with videotaped comments from a cross-section of Brooklyn residents. Again characters are connected by the fact that they hang out or work at the Brooklyn Cigar Store, where they tell stories and smoke a lot.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • RMA flag ceremonies, children sew stars on flag, 1919. Catalog Record Only

    In honor of TR's birthday the week of October 20-27, 1919 was declared Roosevelt Week by the Roosevelt Memorial Association. As one of the events, an official Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State, is ceremoniously received at the Williamsburg Bridge Plaza in Brooklyn on Oct. 24. Opening scene of five school girls sewing the 47th star on the flag; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Next stop, Greenwich Village / Catalog Record Only

    Larry, an aspiring actor, leaves his home and heads for Manhattan. He moves into an apartment in Greenwich Village. Between acting classes, auditions and odd jobs he spends time with his eccentric friends.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Holy rollers / Catalog Record Only

    Sam Gold reluctantly studies to become a rabbi to please his family. His neighbor senses Sam's discontent and propositions him to transport 'medicine' for an Israeli dealer. Exposed to the exciting worlds of Manhattan and Amsterdam nightlife, Sam spirals deeper into the lifestyle. As his double life begins to rip his family apart, he realizes the facade behind the easy money and parties. Caught ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Brooklyn, I love you / Catalog Record Only

    The love of all Brooklyn for their baseball team, the Dodgers, is proven with what appear to be staged interviews and scenes with a cross section of the borough's residents. These testimonials, including one from a woman who, as she is being rescued from a burning house by a fireman, asks for the score of the Dodgers' game, are interwoven with a game between ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1946
  • The kid from Brooklyn / Catalog Record Only

    Musical comedy about a mild-mannered milkman turned champion boxer. Sunflower Dairy delivery man Burleigh Sullivan meets and falls in love with singer Polly Pringle, and manages to find her a club engagement through his sister, dancer Susie. When Susie is accosted one night by the drunken middleweight boxing champion Speed and his trainer Spider, Burleigh goes to her defense. In the resulting confusion, Spider ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1946
  • Car 54, where are you? Catalog Record Only

    The series follows the misadventures of NYPD officers Gunther Toody and Francis Muldoon in the fictional 53rd precinct in the Bronx, assigned to Patrol Car 54. Toody was short, stocky, nosy, not very bright, and lived with his loud, domineering wife Lucille. Muldoon, a shy bachelor who lived with his mother, was very tall, quiet, and more intelligent.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Smoke / Catalog Record Only

    Episodic story, divided into five chapters, each bearing the name of a character; main characters appear in most chapters. Most of the characters are connected by the fact that they hang out or work at the Brooklyn Cigar Store, where they tell stories and smoke a lot. Chapters explore the interpersonal relationships between this large and diverse group of characters.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • Car 54, where are you? Catalog Record Only

    The show is set in the Bronx's 53rd precinct, where the cops are all great comedic characters, as are the residents of the neighborhood they patrol. The central figures of the show are the Mutt & Jeff squad car team of Toody and Muldoon.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Memorial services for TR on the steps of the New York Public Library, 1919 [1] Catalog Record Only

    In honor of TR's birthday the week of October 20-27, 1919 was declared Roosevelt Week by the Roosevelt Memorial Association. As one of the events, an official Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State, is ceremoniously received at the Williamsburg Bridge Plaza in Brooklyn on Oct. 24, and the following day, Oct. 25, at the New York Public Library. Opening ...

    • Contributor: Urban, Charles - Kinogram Publishing Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Brooklyn children attend services, children sew stars on Roosevelt Flag [1919] Catalog Record Only

    In honor of TR's birthday the week of October 20-27, 1919 was declared Roosevelt Week by the Roosevelt Memorial Association. As one of the events, an official Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State, is ceremoniously received at the Williamsburg Bridge Plaza in Brooklyn on Oct. 24. Opening scene of man who may be James A. McCabe, Superintendent of Public ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • A life apart : Hasidism in America / Catalog Record Only

    Relates the story of the creation of the Hasidic post-Holocaust communities in the United States.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997