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  • The River of Doubt [2] /

    Film is Roosevelt Memorial Association compilation of footage from TR's 1913-1914 trip to South America during which he combined a series of lectures with an expedition in the Amazon Valley of Brazil to collect zoological specimens. The Roosevelt group was combined with a group of Brazilian scientists under the leadership of Col. Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon to explore the course of the uncharted ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • A romance of the rail /

    From Edison films catalog: A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest. It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl, dressed in white, seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train. A young man approaches, also dressed in white, and the two immediately fall in love. The Lackawanna Limited then rolls into the station and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec /

    "Quebec Winter Carnival series: This picture shows the Governor General, the Earl of Minto, accompanied by the Countess of Minto and their household, crossing the river in ice canoes. On the Quebec side the canoes find a solid ledge of ice projecting about 200 yards from the wharf, and over this the blanket clad snow shoers haul the Governor, his wife and guests. A ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec /

    From K. Niver: This film shows the citation, presentation, and dedication of a bridge by the Duke of York, later King of England and grandfather of Queen Elizabeth. Many high-ranking military officials of both England and Canada are with him.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Dr. William Gorgas /

    Film has ca. 2 ft. of views of Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, chief sanitation officer of the Panama Canal (1904-1913) and member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, standing in front of a building; location of this sequence is undetermined. Remainder of film shows Dr. Gorgas and an unidentified man riding on a Panama Canal Company train. The two men are silhouetted against passing scenery ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 190?
  • Down the old Potomac /

    Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley from Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the locks in operation; a mile-long, hand-dug tunnel which was built in 1840; coal barges plying the canal; Maryland farming country; Harper's Ferry; and Great Falls.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • On the coast of the Bay of Biscay, France /

    A travelog of the frontier dividing France and Spain, with views of the Hendaye Coast, France; the village of Fontarabia, Spain; Saint Marie Gate at Fontarabia; a shopping center; homes of fishermen; the frontier of Spain; Behobie, Spain; the International Bridge between France and Spain; the beach and streets of San Sebastian; the old castle of Polignac; and the Island of Pheasants. Includes a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
  • TR in Norway and Denmark, 1910 [1] /

    While returning from Africa in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt visited many European countries, including Denmark, May 2-3, and Norway, May 4-6. Roosevelt, King Haakon, Edith Roosevelt, Queen Maud, Ethel Roosevelt, Kermit Roosevelt, and others enter carriages outside the railroad station in Oslo, Norway. Carriages arrive at the wharf in Helsingør, Denmark. Roosevelt and Kermit arrive by carriage outside the National Theater in Oslo where he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Fête des fleurs, I /

    Presents views of a parade in Saigon with flower-covered carriages and floats.

    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Roosevelt, friend of the birds [1] /

    A narrative of TR's role in bird preservation which includes factual footage taken on his visit under the auspices of the National Audubon Society to bird sanctuary islands off the coast of Louisiana, June 1915. Mating habits and domestic life of snowy egrets and their plunder by hunters are dramatized. Scenes of egrets' nest and the hunt, kill, and plucking of birds serve as ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • TR [in Louisiana], 1915 [4] /

    Views of TR walking on beach; holding his hat, TR stands near bushes on an island and follows the flight of birds. Film photographed by Herbert K. Job of the National Audubon Society, on an expedition with TR to bird sanctuary islands off the Louisiana coast in June 1915.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Cairo as seen by Chahine

    Youssef Chahine's impressions of Cairo and its people in the early 1990's.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    Wide wide world. A Sunday in autumn / Catalog Record Only

    Episode title taken from NBC program analysis files, program file [MI]. Music composed and conducted by David Broekman. Host: Dave Garroway. NBC inventory box no. 993, 994 and 1206. Operation no. 55-4039 and 55-9255 (for r1 arch pos). Reference sources used: NBC program analysis files, program file [MI]; Einstein's Special edition ... 1955-1979, p. 718. Received: 7/19/90 from LC video lab; viewing copy and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1955
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    Souls in the sun / Catalog Record Only

    Senegalese woman filmmaker Faye here depicts the plight of women and children as they experience problems related to West Africa's social and economic development.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982
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    Maurice Chevalier's Paris / Catalog Record Only

    Associate producer, Joe L. Cramer ; original score composed and conducted by Michel Legrand ; director of photography, Jacques Letelier. Maurice Chevalier. Archival pos consists of 2 reels on 1. NBC inventory box no. 1166. Operation no. 57-14818. Rebroadcast on 1957-09-22. Reference sources used: NBC program analysis file, program file [MI]; Terrace, V. The encyclopedia of television, series, pilots, and specials, 1937-1973, p. 288. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1957
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    Faces of China Catalog Record Only

    Provides an overall view of modern china with references to its historical background. Focuses on people in the cities and rural areas, ethnic minorities, government, food production, population policy, industries, recreation, culture, and famous historical sites.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 2 segments of different lengths; segment 1 is excerpts from a film released by Louis de Rochemont, segment 2 is a film released by Irving M. Lesser.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1958
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    Denmark / Catalog Record Only

    Describes the agricultural and industrial methods by which Denmark has overcome handicaps of poor soil and lack of raw materials. Shows the home of Hans Christian Andersen, scenes of public-school life, and views of Copenhagen and of Esbjerg, a large fishing harbor.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
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    Shirim hem lo raḳ milim = Sing along with Israel / Catalog Record Only

    This is an Israeli sing along video for children and adults. Twenty-two Israeli songs are heard over a backdrop of scenery in Israel, folk dancing and documentary footage.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Cheasapeake Bay / Catalog Record Only

    Shows scenes of the Chesapeake Bay including the Norfolk area, the oyster and crab industries, the Baltimore area, and views of the Naval Academy at Annapolis.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
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    Crossroads of empire early printed maps of the American Southwest, 1500-1900 / Catalog Record Only

    Traces the exploration of the American Southwest through photographs of early printed maps, which reveal the transformation of the territory from a mysterious, unknown land in the sixteenth century to an urban area of the United States in the nineteenth century.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981
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    En un principio todo fue así--Cayo Largo / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, Santiago Rivera ; editing, María Elena Arevalo ; music, Zaira González-Pardo. Mundo Latino appears on video; unable to detemine its relationship to video. Distributor per 4/22/92 phone call to Josefina Hernandez, Publications Exchange, who stated with some uncertainty that World Service Publications is the sole Cuban reissue distributor. Date is year of production. Distributed in the U.S. by Publications Exchange ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    From Haiti to Trinidad / Catalog Record Only

    Presents views of Haiti, Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles, and trinidad, showing scenes of West Indian native life, important citites, the volcanic island of Martinique, the British colony of Barbados, and industries such as coffee, asphalt, sugar.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
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    How to hike the Appalachian Trail / Catalog Record Only

    Director/cameraman Lynne Whelden took to the trail and brought the experts-- the Appalachian Trail thru-hikers-- back to share 85,000 miles of collective backpacking experience.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 199?
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    Jerusalem--the magic / Catalog Record Only

    This tourist video about Jerusaelm looks at both the ancient and modern aspects of the city.

    • Contributor: Israel. Shagrirut (U.S.) - Embassy of Israel Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994