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  • The skyscrapers of New York /

    This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews: a line of bricklayers [Frame: 1773 (part 1)], a man heating rivets in a forge [2459 (part 1)], riveters assembling steel girders [2859 (part 1)], men astride the steel framework maneuvering and setting a girder in place [3930 (part 1)], and ...

    • Contributor: Dobson, F. A. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Rube and Mandy at Coney Island /

    This film records a trip around Coney Island by a couple made up as country bumpkins. The camera placement shows their entrance, exit, and participation in the various concessions. In the next-to-last scene, the two approach a hot dog stand, and each buys a hot dog and eats it in a greedy manner while walking toward the camera. In the final scence, the camera ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

    The film begins by showing railroad cars in the foreground with the overshadowing walls of a state prison in the background. The second camera position, from a higher elevation, pans slowly showing the yard interior of the prison and some of the large buildings. There is a dissolve from the exterior to the interior, a set of a stone wall with an iron barred ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Czolgosz, Leon F. - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • The Astor tramp /

    From Edison films catalog, no. 105: A side-splitting subject, showing the mistaken tramp's arrival at the famous New York hotel, the Waldorf-Astoria. The tramp inquires as to changing his nationality and asks also as to the results of this prospective change. The music and words accompanying are explanatory and can be either sung or spoken. The tramp calls to ask Waldorf's opinion as to ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • What happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City /

    A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street traffic, the actors, a man in summer attire and a woman in an ankle-length dress, walk toward the camera. As they cross a grate on the sidewalk they pause, and the escaping air blows the woman's dress to her knees. From a contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
  • Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition /

    Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field. In the foreground of the field, some American Indians on horseback ride toward the camera. The Indians are wearing feathers, war paint, and are carrying frontier rifles across the bare backs of their horses. In the middle of this flat area, men dressed as U.S. Army troops in battle regalia are lined up in ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Buffalo Bill. Catalog Record Only

    "Bill Bittinger, a small town host of a local talk show in Buffalo, NY, is trying to make it in the big leagues. He is obnoxious, insensitive, hypocritical and will do whatever it takes to succeed. He makes life miserable for his producer Karl Shub and his calm, competent, talented co-host Jo Jo White. Unable to keep Bill under control, they bring in Wendy ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Carlito's way / Catalog Record Only

    Carlito Brigante vows to go straight when he is released from prison. He soon finds it isn't so easy as a host of vengeful cronies and young thugs out to prove themselves come after him.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • Lawless years / Catalog Record Only

    "Return to the violent years of the Prohibition Era in these true stories of New York's notorious gangland bootleggers, bookmakers, thugs, and killers, straight from the man who arrested them all. Based on the memoirs of Detective Barney Ruditsky, commanding officer of the city's famed Gangster Squad, the Lawless years focuses on organized crime and high-profile gangsters"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • All in the family. Catalog Record Only

    One of the most acclaimed comedy series of all time returns for an eighth season with Archie still as irascible and highly opinionated as ever, arguing with his liberal son-in-law, 'Meathead', and taking refuge in his long-suffering wife, Edith, who tries her best to understand Archie's conservative ways and outdated beliefs. In this season, Archie buys a bar he can't afford, Edith questions her ...

    • Contributor: Yorkin, Bud - Lear, Norman - O'Connor, Carroll - Stapleton, Jean - Reiner, Ro - Struthers, Sally - Tandem Productions - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Alan & Naomi / Catalog Record Only

    PA525-895 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Leucadia Film Corporation. Appl. au.: Yellowbird, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1991; PUB 1Mar91; REG 13May91; PA525-895. Co-producer, Don Schain ; executive producer, Jonathan Pillot ; associate producers, Edward M. Grant, Jordan Horowitz ; editor, Cari Coughlin ; director of photography, Paul Ryan ; music composed and conducted by Dick Hyman. Lukas Haas, Michael Gross, Amy Aquino, Vanessa Zaoui. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Law & order. Catalog Record Only

    "For twenty seasons, Dick Wolf's primetime series covered the dedicated New York City police who investigated crimes and the district attorneys who prosecuted the offenders. Known for its hard-hitting, ripped-from-the-headlines style, the series showcased the talents of numerous illustrious stars from stage, film and television"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Ford startime. The greatest man alive / Catalog Record Only

    A comedy about lonely New York City widower Amos who, after going unnoticed all his life, decides to hang himself to "get a little attention." Amos and his helpful friend Tom, however, are both aided and obstructed by three strangers who happen upon the scene: poll-taker Peggy, law student Steve, and Peggy's fiancé, Harry. When Tom calls the newspapers to alert them of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1960
  • Jungle fever / Catalog Record Only

    PA547-613 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Universal City Studios, Inc. DCR 1991; REG 11Dec91; PUB 21May91; PA547-613. Original musical compositions written, performed and produced by Stevie Wonder ; original music score, Terence Blanchard ; editor, Sam Pollard ; photographed by Ernest Dickerson ; co-producer, Monty Ross. Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee. A trailer for the feature Mobsters appears at the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Family affair. Catalog Record Only

    Bachelor Bill Davis, a highly-paid engineering consultant, lives in a posh Manhattan apartment with his proper English manservant, Mr. Giles French. Davis' carefree existence is turned upside down when his brother and sister-in-law die suddenly in a tragic plane accident, leaving their three children orphaned. Davis becomes an instant father figure to six-year-old twins, Buffy and Jody, and their big sister, Cissy. Despite their ...

    • Contributor: Keith, Brian - Cabot, Sebastian - Jones, Anissa - Whitaker, Johnny - Garver, Kathy - Family Affair Company - Don Fedderson Productions (Firm) - Mpi Home Video (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Taxi. Catalog Record Only

    The groundbreaking, Emmy Award-winning sitcom about a ragtag collection of New York City cab drivers who ply the streets of the Big Apple--while waiting for the day when they will find a better way to a make a living.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • My cousin Vinny / Catalog Record Only

    PA554-522 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Appl. au.: Palo Vista Productions, Inc., employer for hire. NM: "all cinematographic material." DCR 1992; REG 11Mar92; PUB 31Jan92; PA554-522. Edited by Tony Lombardo ; music, Randy Edelman ; director of photography, Peter Deming. Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Fred Gwynne, Austin Pendleton. A trailer for the feature White men can't jump appears at the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Rocky King, detective / Catalog Record Only

    "From 1950 to 1956, the DuMont Television Network presented Roscoe Karns as Rocky King, the chief of homicide of a metropolitan police force. Ever vigilant in his fight against crime, King always made time for his wife, Mabel, voiced by actress Grace Carney but never seen on screen"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Factory girl / Catalog Record Only

    Edie Sedgwick, a beautiful, wealthy young party girl, drops out of Radcliffe in 1965 and heads to New York to become Holly Golightly. When she meets a hungry young artist named Andy Warhol, he promises to make her the star she always wanted to be. And like a super nova she explodes on the New York scene only to find herself slowly lose grip ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Seinfeld. Catalog Record Only

    The misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • A little princess / Catalog Record Only

    PA701-976 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Bros. PUB 10May95; PA701-976. Co-producer, Dalisa Cohen ; camera, Emmanuel Lubezki ; music, Patrick Doyle ; editor, Steven Weisberg ; production designer, Bo Welch. Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunnigham, Liesel Matthews. A trailer for the feature Free Willy 2 appears at the beginning of reel 1. Based on the novel Sara Crewe by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Sources used: Variety, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • A Chorus line / Catalog Record Only

    In this movie musical about casting for a Broadway musical, the director, Zach, must select eight dancers from the hundreds who audition. He asks each of the seventeen finalists to talk about themselves, which they do, in song and dance.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
  • Metropolitan / Catalog Record Only

    PA559-069 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Westerly Film-Video, Inc. [DCR and REG unknown] PUB 3Aug90; PA559-069. Co-producer, Peter Wentworth ; music by Mark Suozzo ; original music by Tom Judson ; additional music by Jock Davis, Billy Johns, and Joe B. Warner ; cinematography by John Thomas ; edited by Christopher Tellefsen. Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Taylor Nichols, Christopher Eigeman. New York times, 8/3/90. Reference ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • King Kong / Catalog Record Only

    Kong, a giant gorilla, falls in love with Ann Darrow, the leading lady in a film being made on the remote island where he is worshipped as a god. He carries her into the jungle, but she is rescued by the director, Carl Denham and their ship's captain, Jack Driscoll. Enraged, Kong goes on a rampage, killing islanders and destroying the village. He is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984