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  • From Oral Tradition to Critical Edition: The James Madison Carpenter Collection of Folk Music and Drama

    This lecture showcases the variety and importance of the James Madison Carpenter Collection, which has been digitized and is intended for online presentation as part of the Performing Arts Encyclopedia. The talk describes some of the editorial challenges facing the James Madison Carpenter Project team as they prepare a critical edition of the collection.

    • Contributor: Bishop, Julia
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-04-23
  • Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines

    For well over two and a half centuries, the performance of distinctive carols has been a feature of the seasonal holiday of Christmas in villages in many parts of England, especially in the West Country and in the region of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire around Sheffield, on the eastern edge of the Pennine hills. In this talk Ian Russell explores the development of this ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Ian
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-01-07
  • Secrets of Althorp: the Spencers / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has assembled an impressive collection of portrait art including several pieces painted by the Flemish master Anthony van Dyck. Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried on the estate.

    • Contributor: Uscinska, Kasia - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Challenges of Designing the Roud Folk Song Index

    Steve Roud discusses his work compiling The Folk Song Index, an online index to all the traditional folksongs of the English-speaking world. The Folk Song Index is a freely-available online database which lists English-language traditional songs collected in Britain, North America, and Australia, whether found in books, sound recordings, or unpublished collections. Entries include details of the song title and first line, name of ...

    • Contributor: Roud, Steve - Roud, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-04-14
  • Secrets of the manor house / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Secrets of the manor house looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.

    • Contributor: Ward, Susannah - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • King Edward's funeral, 1910 [2] /

    Ceremonial funeral procession of King Edward VII (1901-1910) passing through the streets of London on May 20, 1910. Views of the moving casket, heads of state walking behind the casket, the royal carriage, and various marching military units. Attending the ceremony were Kaiser Wilhelm II, Stéphen Pichon, Kings of Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and Theodore Roosevelt, representing the United States. Roosevelt is ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Edward II / Catalog Record Only

    PA607-436 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: New Line Productions, Inc. DCR 1992; REG 9Mar93; PUB 10Apr92; PA607-436. Per Baseline, also known as Edward the 2. Music by Simon Fisher Turner ; film editor, George Akers. James Waddington, Keven Collins, Andrew Tiernan, Tilda Swinton. LC has U.S. release copy. Attached to the beginning of reel one is a 228 ft. short entitled, A Thanksgiving prayer by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Boswell's London journal. Catalog Record Only

    PA374-874 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: PUB 7Nov84; REG 2Mar88; PA374-874. Copyright notice on film: BBC ; 1984. Place of publication on data sheet: United Kingdom. Part 2. MAVIS 1843685; Boswell's London journal. [No.] 102. Source used: copyright data sheet. Received: 1988-09-14; viewing copy; copyright deposit--No agreement; Copyright Collection. qxp

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
  • Banksy's coming for dinner / Catalog Record Only

    The anonymous British street artist known as Banksy attends a dinner party at actress Joan Collin's estate, where the clash of celebrity is documented on film.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince / Catalog Record Only

    "As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously 'This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince' and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past" --Copyright description.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The passionate stranger = A novel affair / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Beaconsfield Films, Ltd. ; 1956. LC's 16 mm. copy is a b&w U.S. release copy. Music composed by Humphrey Searle ; director of photography, Otto Heller ; editor, Jean Barker. Margaret Leighton, Ralph Richardson, Patricia Dainton, Carlo Justini. Gifford, D. The British film catalogue, 1895-1970, entry no. 12307 lists Gerald Thomas as producer. Sources used: Monthly film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1957
  • A Damsel in distress / Catalog Record Only

    LP7730 PAu1-789-119 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO-Radio Pictures, Inc.; 19Nov37; LP7730. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: RKO Pictures, Inc. NM: colorized version. DCR 1993; REG 27Sep93; PAu1-789-119. Music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; photographed by Joseph H. August ; edited by Henry Berman ; dance director, Hermes Pan. Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1937
  • [Newsclips from various newsreels. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg unknown (with one exception listed below). Titles of newsclips taken from intertitles. NCN013321; Pathé news (can No08). Sources used: M/B/RS Acquisition files (AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) file); Exhibitors herald world, v. 94, p. 56. ref print; Received: 4/1/80 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. dupe neg; Received: 11/1/76 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. Viewed for content.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 192?
  • The death penalty / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the controversy about capital punishment. Includes interviews with an ex-warden of San Quentin, a British public hangman, chiefs of police, religious leaders, murderers and relatives and friends of murder victims.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1967
  • Pathé's animated gazette. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Variant titles per Fielding's The American newsreel 1911-1967, 1973, p. 69: The Animated gazette and The Pathé gazette. Probable country of production based on the following statement on film: The leading British animated journal. End title lacking; nitrate deterioration printed through. NCN000205; Pathe's animated gazette; Dawson No451. Received: 5/20/83 from LC film lab; ref print and dupe neg; gift; Public Archives ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
  • Jude / Catalog Record Only

    In rural 19th-century England, Jude Fawley dreams of following his old school teacher, Phillotson, to Christminster, the seat of an ancient university. He falls for Arabella and, believing she is pregnant, he marries her. The marriage turns sour and she leaves him. Jude moves to Christminster, where he works as a stonemason and studies by night. He meets his cousin, Sue Bridehead, and becomes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996
  • Map of the human heart / Catalog Record Only

    In 1965, an aging Inuit relates his life story to an American mapping his home in the arctic circle. Back in the 1930s, the Inuit met a previous British geographer, who took him south to a hospital to be cured of tuberculosis. There he fell in love with a French Canadian-Indian girl, and during World War II he joins the RAF in order to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • [The Devonshire fair?] / Catalog Record Only

    Scenes are shown at a fair or an amusement park in what appears to be England. The location is probably Plymouth because signs with the name of Plymouth appear in the background. People ride around on Hancock's switchback railway and other rides, such as a ferris wheel and carousels. The enormous crowd fills the grounds.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Deep sea detectives. Mystery U-boat of World War I / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the site where the World War I German submarine UB-107 was discovered on the floor of the North Sea in 1985 and the mystery behind the wreck of the British steamship "Malvina" that was discovered with the remains of the submarine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Catalog Record Only

    Dr. Jekyll, a famous young doctor, experiments upon himself and by drinking a potion he becomes for a period an evil embodiment of himself. After a time he suddenly realizes that his evil self, Mr. Hyde, returns automatically without the aid of the drug. After a career of crime, he is shot by his friend, John Lanyon, to whom he has been forced to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1941
  • The secret garden

    After the sudden death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent from their home in India to the English estate of a distant family friend. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident occurred there. With the help of a local boy and Colin, her guardian's invalid son, Mary's spirit is reawakened as they bring the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • None but the lonely heart Catalog Record Only

    LP13003 PAu-1-934-354 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO-Radio Pictures, Inc.; 20Oct44; LP13003. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: RKO Pictures, Inc. Appau.: Turner Entertainment Company. DCR 1990; REG 24Nov92; PAu-1-934-354. Director of photography, George Barnes ; music by Hanns Eisler ; edited by Roland Gross. Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald, Jane Wyatt. NCN011995; None but the lonely heart. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1944
  • Wesley: a heart transformed can change the world / Catalog Record Only

    "Step into eighteenth-century England and experience the transformation of one man whose heart-wrenching search for peace haunts him even as he pours himself into a life of service and evangelism. Now, for the first time, Wesley's fascinating spiritual struggle is presented in this award-winning feature film based on John's own private journals. Young John Wesley works hard to earn his own salvation, but still ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • All creatures great & small.

    A delightful story of a veterinarian's apprentice in rural England.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The sword in the stone / Catalog Record Only

    The English king dies leaving no heir. In the churchyard of a cathedral in London, a sword appears imbedded in a stone. It is inscribed with a prophecy. Although many try, no one can budge the sword from the stone. Deep in the dark woods, Merlin the Magician begins to teach 11-year-old Arthur, who lives in the castle of Sir Ector where he's an ...

    • Contributor: Disney, Walt - Peet, Bill - Thomas, Frank - Kahl, Milt - Johnston, Ollie - Lounsbery, John - Reitherman, Wolfgang - Cabot, Sebastian - Swenson, Karl - Sorensen, Rickie - Matthews, Junius - Tyler, Ginny - Wentworth, Martha - Alden, Norm - Napier, Alan - Reitherman, Richard - Reitherman, Robert - Halliday, Donald - Bruns, George - Marks, Frank - Sherman, Richard M. - Sherman, Robert - Anderson, Ken - White, T. H. (Terence Hanbury) - Buena Vista Distribution Co. - Walt Disney Productions - Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008