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  • Tenderloin at night /

    77521 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77521. Duration: 2:02 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in West Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 533; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • San Francisco's future /

    By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...

    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • The Bride came C.O.D. / Catalog Record Only

    LP10585 PAu1-750-365 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 12Jul41; LP10585. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: RKO Pictures, Inc. NM: colorized version. DCR 1991; REG 12Aug93; PAu1-750-365. Copyright notice for minor change version on video: Turner Entertainment Co. ; 1992. From the story by Kenneth Earl and M.M. Musselman ; director of photography, Ernie Haller ; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1941
  • Boyz n the hood / Catalog Record Only

    In 1984 South Central Los Angeles, Reva Styles sends her wild son Tre to live with his father, Furious Styles. He becomes close friends with Ricky and Doughboy Baker. Seven years later, the three are reunited at a barbecue for Doughboy's release from prison. Tre and Furious, a financial adviser who speaks out against violence between black gangs as serving white oppression, have a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Dennis takes a wife / Catalog Record Only

    "A neurotic script writer falls for the Preston's houseguest"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 29, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Turning pro / Catalog Record Only

    "Lucas visits his parents and has some interesting plans. He's leaving school to become a professional bowler"--TV.com WWW site, viewed April 11, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • Ask the dust / Catalog Record Only

    A young Italian would-be writer comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets Camilla, who is hoping to marry a rich American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Paris, Texas / Catalog Record Only

    After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. A fake Matisse is better than a real Anzelowitz / Catalog Record Only

    "Jenny buys a painting for $75 that she is convinced is a Matisse, but the art dealer appears to be dragging his feet on the decision"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 31, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • The other end of the line / Catalog Record Only

    When a beautiful customer service operator in India falls for a charming American executive over the telephone, they're in for a serious case of mistaken cultural identity. With a penchant for all things American and a heart full of dreams, Priya flies to San Francisco to meet her destiny, and it looks like love at first sight. Now Priya and Granger must risk everything ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • M'liss / Catalog Record Only

    A comedy-melodrama set in the mining town, Red Gulch, Calif., about the untamed daughter (Mary Pickford) of the town drunk (Theodore Roberts) who falls in love with the new schoolteacher (Thomas Meighan) who is accused of murdering her father and the situations that occur during his murder trial.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Redbelt / Catalog Record Only

    A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Blade runner / Catalog Record Only

    In the year 2019 in Los Angeles, replicants, genetically engineered human beings of superior strength and intelligence, have been created as labor for the planet colonies. The replicants, which have a life span of four years, start revolts and are forbidden on earth. Four Nexus 6 replicants, which are virtually indistinguishable from humans, commandeer a space shuttle to earth. Rick Deckard is a blade ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1987
  • Vertigo / Catalog Record Only

    Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia--that is vertigo or dizziness in high places. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
  • Racket squad. Catalog Record Only

    "Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, Racket squad sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Adam-12. Catalog Record Only

    Crime is on the rise in the City of Angels, with more gangs, drugs, riots, and brutality, pushing Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed to the edge. Together they put their lives on the line to serve and protect Los Angeles as Adam-12, their unit's radio call number.

    • Contributor: Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Cinader, R. A. - Webb, Jack - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Three's company. Catalog Record Only

    Features all 25 episodes of this sitcom's classic second season. The legendary John Ritter stars as a bachelor named Jack Tripper, who shares an apartment with two women.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • White men can't jump / Catalog Record Only

    Two men, one black and one white, team up as a pair of basketball hustlers, and con their way across the courts of Los Angeles.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Nash Bridges. Catalog Record Only

    "Nash Bridges is back with a second electrifying season of special investigations, car chases, shoot-outs, and, of course, ex-wife drama"--Container.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Don - Marin, Cheech - Perry, Jeff - Rysher Entertainment - Cbs Television Network - Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Private practice. Catalog Record Only

    Dr. Addison Montgomery aims to reinvent herself. The promise of a simpler golden state of mind has her working alongside medical school friends at California's Oceanside Wellness Group.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The Doris Day show. Catalog Record Only

    Features the actress-singer as Doris Martin, a widowed mother who has left the city to raise her two young sons on the Mill Valley, California farm of her father. In this second season Doris becomes a working mother who commutes between her family farm in the country and San Francisco as the secretary to a magazine editor.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Three's company. Catalog Record Only

    Sitcom revolving around a male chef and two female roommates. It's the unforgettable concluding season that began with Jack narrowly escaping marriage and children and ended with the finale in which he proposes to the woman he loves.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The Danny Kaye show. Catalog Record Only

    Features several musical numbers, including two by guest Astrud Gilberto, one by the Earl Brown Singers, and one by Earl Brown singer Gary Coster. In sketches, shy Jerome tries to take charge when he gets stuck in an elevator with a hysterical woman (The elevator sketch / performed by Kaye and Nanette Fabray); and a saloon/music-hall owner's luck takes a turn for the worse ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
  • Chan is missing / Catalog Record Only

    Jo is a middle-aged taxi driver, and Jo's nephew Steve is a restless, gabby young man. In an effort to get their own taxi medallion, they have entrusted their savings, $4,000, to a man named Chan Hung, a wheeler-dealer from Taiwan, who has apparently absconded with the money. They search for Chan throughout the Chinatown of San Francisco. The more they find out about ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982
  • The Doris Day show. Catalog Record Only

    Doris continues working as a reporter with editor, Cy Bennett, and secretary, Jackie Parker, for the "Today's World" magazine. Doris finds her love life heating up with boyfriend, Dr. Peter Lawrence and political candidate, Jonathan Rusk. Meanwhile, home life is never dull!

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007