• 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Fights of nations

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (744 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (744 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (744 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Feb1907; H90564. Duration: 3:32 (part 1), 3:28 (part 2), and 4:02 (part ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
  • A wake in "Hell's Kitchen"

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. | 1 roll (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • A tough dance

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 9Dec1902; H24891. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:45 at 15 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • A gesture fight in Hester Street

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 19Aug1903; H34815. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:24 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Catalog Record

    Single white female / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: [Claimant, DCR and REG unknown] PUB 14Aug92; PA581-784. Copyright notice on film: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. ; 1992. Executive producer, Jack Baran ; associate producer, Susan Hoffman ; edited by Lee Percy ; director of photography, Luciano Tovoli ; music by Howard Shore. Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman. Variety, 8/10/92. Based upon the novel SWF seeks same by John ...

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

    Dimples / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.; 16Oct36; LP6956. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. -- United States : FoxVideo, Inc., 1994. Copyright for minor change version: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. PUB 26Apr94; PA782-148. First treatment of film entitled Under the gaslight and during production title changed from Dimples to The Bowery princess and changed back to Dimples before release per The AFI catalog : features, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1936
  • Catalog Record

    The out-of-towners / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice on disc: Paramount Pictures Corp. and Jalem Productions, Inc. ; 1969. Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis. A couple take a trip to New York city, where everything goes wrong for them. Video release date unknown. On disc label: LV6914. Source used: videodisc packaging. Received: 11/7/91; viewing copy; purchase, purchase order no. 172525; LC Purchase Collection. 1 videodisc of 1 (laser) (98 min.) : ...

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

    Armstrong circle theatre. The second family / Catalog Record Only

    Series title, part title, and credits from NBC program analysis files, programs-sponsored file [MI], from ARM to ASS, NBC TV master books [MI], 5/29/56 and 9/18/56 and other programs in series. Series originally broadcast under title Armstrong's circle theatre; title changed on 8/31/54 to Armstrong circle theatre per NBC program analysis files, title file [MI], from APA to ARM; LC holds programs under earlier ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1956
  • Catalog Record

    All through the night / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 10Jan42; LP10951. Associate producer, Jerry Wald ; from a story by Leonard Q. Ross and Leonard Spigelgass ; director of photography, Sid Hickox ; film editor, Rudi Fehr ; music by Adolph Deutsch. Humphrey Bogart (Gloves Donahue), Conrad Veidt (Ebbing), Kaaren Verne (Leda Hamilton), Jane Darwell (Mrs. Donahue), Frank McHugh (Barney). Gloves Donahue, a big shot Broadway gambler, sets ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1942
  • Catalog Record

    The loudspeaker / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Monogram Pictures Corp.; 8Jun34; LP4755. Title taken from Variety, 8/14/34 and other sources cited below; title also appears as The loud speaker in The AFI catalog : feature films, 1931-1940, p. 1240. Photography, Gilbert Warrenton ; film editor, Jack Ogilvie ; musical score, Roy Turk and Harry Akst. Ray Walker (Joe Miller), Jacqueline Wells (Janet Melrose), Charles Grapewin (Pop Calloway), Noel Francis (Dolly), ...

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

    Music of the heart / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Miramax Film Corporation. Appl. au.: Fifty Fiddles, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1999; PUB 29Oct99; REG 1Nov99; PA977-535. Videocassette deposited in conjunction with copyright claim on music. Copyright: MRX Music. DCR 1999; PUB 14Oct99; REG 2Apr01; PA 1-043-537. Executive producers, Amy Slotnick, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; co-producers, Meryl Poster, Stuart M. Besser, Sandy Gallin ; associate producers, Nicholas Mastandrea, Daniel K. Arredondo ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Catalog Record

    Armstrong circle theatre. Arson--file #732 / Catalog Record Only

    Series originally broadcast under title Armstrong's circle theatre; title changed on 8/31/54 to Armstrong circle theatre per NBC program analysis files, title file [MI], from APA to ARM; LC holds programs under earlier title. DLC Video by Al McClellan ; music supervision, John Geller. John Kellogg, Bill Zuckert, Carl Low, George L. Smith, James Congdon. Host: John Cameron Swayze. Appearing: A. Bruce Bielaski. Telecast ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1957
  • Catalog Record

    Los Dos mundos de Angelita = The two worlds of Angelita / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Jane Morrison Productions ; 1982. Film released under both Spanish and English language titles. Title appears on leader as: Angelita. DLC Music, Dom Salvador ; cinematography, Affonso Beato ; editor, Suzanne Fenn. Marién Pérez Riera, Rosalba Rolón, Angel Demenech Soto, Delia Esther Quíñones. This film is presented by the Puerto Rico Endowment for the Humanities and sponsored ...

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

    Manhattan murder mystery / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: PUB 18Aug93; PA677-927. Copyright notice on film: TriStar Pictures, Inc. Executives producers, Jack Rollins, Charles H. Joffe ; director of photography, Carlo Di Palma. Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston, Jerry Alder. Sources used: New York Times, 8/18/93; Variety, 8/16/93; Sight & sound, 2/94, p. 57. Received: 3/2/94; ref print; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection. 12 reels of 12 on 6 (ca. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • Catalog Record

    The seventh victim / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.; 26Aug43; LP12249. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. -- United States : Turner Entertainment Co., 1992. Copyright for minor change version: RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: colorized version: Turner Entertainment Company. DCR 1991; PUB 15Jul92; REG 28Jan93; PA697-467 (replaced PA617-467 which was cancelled). Copyright notice for minor change version on video: Turner Entertainment Co. ; 1992. Director of photography, Nicholas ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1943
  • Catalog Record

    Die hard with a vengeance / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Cinergi Pictures Entertainment, Inc. & Cinergi Productions, NV, Inc. PREV: Screenplay entitled Simon says prev. reg. PAU 1-865-613 also screenplay of the same title preexisting; featured character & music also preexisting. DCR 1995; PUB 10May95; REG 17May95; PA699-323. Director of photography, Peter Menzies ; film editor, John Wright ; music by Michael Kamen. Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • Catalog Record

    Metropolitan / Catalog Record Only

    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 sources used: Variety, 1/31/90; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • Catalog Record

    Carlito's way / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Universal City Studios, Inc. DCR 1993; PUB 2Nov93; REG 17Nov93; PA662-676. Director of photography, Stephen H. Burum ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; edited by Bill Pankow and Kristina Boden ; music, Patrick Doyle. Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, Luis Guzman, John Leguizamo. Carlito Brigante vows to go straight when he is released from prison. He soon finds it isn't so ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993