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  • Catalog Record

    Wanderers of the desert Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Aspect ratio: 16 x 9. Original film: 1986, France. Also known as Les baliseurs du désert. Cert. Not available [BBFC]. DVD Region 1. Colour. PAL. Arabic with English subtitles (optional).

    • Contributor: Khemir, Nacer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Buying a cow /

    An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it back to their Parisian apartment. After many misadventures, the cow is stolen right after they reach their front door.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Dogs used as smugglers /

    With contraband strapped to the backs of their dogs, smugglers set off to cross the Spanish-French border. Having been spied upon and betrayed to customs officers, a fierce skirmish results and only the dogs and a single smuggler reach their destination.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Poursuite sur les toits /

    A comedy in which two burglars flee from policemen across the rooftops.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Afraid of microbes /

    A man who fears the influenza microbe buys an antiseptic spray from a pharmacist. On his way home, he insists on spraying everyone he encounters, including the police. A growing group of outraged people chases and captures him. He is tied up and doused with water.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Lost a pretty little dog /

    A woman and her mother bring a little dog home from a dog shelter in Gennevilliers. The woman's husband comes home, is displeased, and pays a man to steal the dog. The woman is distraught and offers a reward for the return of the dog. The man who stole the dog returns it and receives the reward, just as the husband comes home. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Catalog Record

    Omnibus. The empty chair / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a production of a 3-act play. A play about power and its application during the French Revolution and in particular the abuse of power by three major figures of the French Revolution--Maxmilien Robespierre, Georges Jacques Danton and Jacques Rene Hebert.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1958
  • Catalog Record

    The Scarlet Pimpernel / Catalog Record Only

    London fop Percy Blakeney is also secretly the Scarlet Pimpernel who, in a variety of disguises, makes repeated daring trips to France to save aristocrats from Madame Guillotine. His unknowing wife is also French, and she finds that her brother, has been arrested by the Republic to try and get her to find out who "that damned elusive Pimpernel" really is.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1935
  • Catalog Record

    Ever after / Catalog Record Only

    In France, orphaned Danielle's chance meetings with Prince Henry sets off a chain of events that make her life as a servant in the house of her cold and scheming stepmother, Rodmilla, more difficult than ever before.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • Catalog Record

    Floating to wealth / Catalog Record Only

    Bothered by creditors whom he is unable to pay, Mr. Moneyless retires to bed. In the night, the Paris floods reach his room and his bed floats out through the streets. After floating for many miles, it ends up in the parlor of a wealthy woman whom Mr. Moneyless saves, along with her money. Although she is no beauty, they are married and his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Catalog Record

    Papa / Catalog Record Only

    A father and his seemingly well-adjusted young son take a road trip through France to try to heal from a family tragedy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Catalog Record

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame / Catalog Record Only

    PA311-410 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Killiam Shows, Inc. DCR 1970; PUB 5Jun71; REG 17Jun85; PA311-410 (silent version prev. reg. 1923, LP19381) Photography, Robert S. Newhard ; art direction, E.E. Sheeley, S. Uliman ; editors, Sydney Singerman, Maurice Pivar, Edward Curtis. Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Ernest Torrance, Tully Marshall. On copyright cataloging record: directed in part by William Wyler. According to the ...

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

    The big parade / Catalog Record Only

    A World War I drama about lazy James Apperson (John Gilbert), son of an industrious aristocrat (Hobart Bosworth) and his wife (Claire McDowell), and how he is coaxed into joining the Army by his father and girlfriend (Claire Adams) when the U.S. enters the War. Upon entering the Army, James is sent to France to serve his tour of duty. While in France, he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1925
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    Abschiedswalzer / Catalog Record Only

    Professor Józef Elsner, Chopin's music instructor, tries to convince him to quit the Polish revolutionary party. Chopin refuses and presents his beloved, Constantia Gladowska, with a new song. Her mother informs him she will marry Grabowksi the merchant. Elsner persuades Constantia to rebuff Chopin so that he will play in a concert in Paris to raise support for Poland against Russia. The concert is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1934
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    Lila says / Catalog Record Only

    Lila, a gorgeous 16-year-old, becomes the object of affection of two gang leaders, Chimo and Mouloud, when she and her aunt move into the neighborhood. Soon sexual games turn into a love triangle.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Zarim Strangers / Catalog Record Only

    "Based on [Nattiv and Tadmor's] 2004 award-winning Festival short. An Israeli kibbutznik, Eyal, and a Palestinian living in Paris, Rana, both descending on Berlin for the World Cup finals, meet accidentally when their identical backpacks get switched on the subway. This chance encounter turns into three days of magnetic attraction as they fall in love amidst crowds of roaring soccer fans. But as Rana ...

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

    André Louis Moreau, a law student, vows to fight against the aristocracy when his friend, Philippe, is killed in a duel with the Marquis de la Tour. André joins the Revolution and becomes a leader. Subsequently, he discovers that his real father is the hated Marquis de la Tour and his mother is a countess, both of whom, with his sweetheart, Aline, are at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Le dernier metro = The last metro / Catalog Record Only

    In Nazi-occupied Paris, everyone in a troupe of actors is harboring a crucial secret.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1980
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    Prêt-à-porter--ready to wear / Catalog Record Only

    In Moscow, Sergei purchases two Dior ties, one of which Olivier de la Fontaine, head of the French Fashion Council, receives. He visits his lover, fashion designer Simone Lowenthal, and then dies choking on a ham sandwich. Fashion reporters converge on Paris for the ready to wear fashion shows and schemes and intrigues ensue among them and the designers. De la Fontaine's death turns ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
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    The Count of Monte Cristo / Catalog Record Only

    "Robert Donat plays Edmond Dantes, who is wrongly accused of a plot against the post-Napoleonic French government. Condemned to a prison cell in the impenetrable Chateau D'If, Dantes vows vengeance against the four conspirators who framed him. He is particularly anxious to give his ex-friend Mondego (Sidney Blackmer) his comeuppance, since it was Mondego who married Dantes' fiancee Mercedes (Elissa Landi). Twelve years pass; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
  • Catalog Record

    Les Valseuses = Going places / Catalog Record Only

    PA71-969(English language subtitled version) PA542-063 (Video reissue of English language subtitled version) U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version] / subtitles, Nina Levin and Brooke Leveque. -- United States : Cinema 5, 1974 ; United States : Interama, 1990. Copyright for minor change version, i.e. ref print: Cinema 5, Ltd. Prev.: novel entitled Les valseuses prev. reg. 30Sep72, AFO-71009; French photoplay ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Catalog Record

    Saints and soldiers: Airborne creed / Catalog Record Only

    The dramatic story of three WWII paratroopers lost behind enemy lines. Desperately trying to regroup with the Allied Forces, their commitment to the Airborne Creed urges them forward, and proves that a few good men can change a war.

    • Contributor: Abel, Adam - Little, Ryan - Gray, Lamont - Hoppe, Lincoln - Allred, Corbin - Nibley, David - Wade, Jasen - Go Films - Excel Entertainment Group - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Catalog Record

    Epic movie / Catalog Record Only

    Centers on four not-so-young orphans: one who was raised by a curator at the Louvre (where an albino assassin lurks); another was a refugee from Mexican "libre" wrestling; the third was a recent victim of snakes on her plane; and the fourth a "normal" resident of a mutant "X"--Community. Together, the hapless quartet visits a chocolate factory. While there, they stumble into an enchanted ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Balao, ou, Des pas au plafond = Balaoo / Catalog Record Only

    In a small village in France, Doctor Coriolis, a scientist, recieves a packing crate containing an enormous ape, possessing some human characteristics. The doctor attempts to civilize and train the animal, with some success, but Balao continues to run around the village, damaging property and terrorizing the villagers. Balao becomes indebted to Hubert, a villager of bad character, who uses Balao to murder a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913