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    A Modern Garrick / Catalog Record Only

    Gwendoline becomes infatuated with Richard Hamspiel, an actor playing Romeo, and she develops a mania for playing Juliet. Her fiancé, Carhart, cures her with the aid of a hypnotist and Hamspiel himself.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
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    Under the Biltmore clock / Catalog Record Only

    Myra Harper is a flapper who at age 21 has already dated and discarded a score of men. But Myra doesn't tire of shy Knowleton Whitney for two good reasons: she's ready to settle down and Knowleton is filthy rich. Following their engagement, there remains only the matter of meeting his very eccentric parents.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
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    The Magic skin / Catalog Record Only

    Ralph Valentine, a penniless pianist, goes to Paris to pursue his career. He is attracted to two women: Pauline, the sweet and innocent daughter of his landlady, and Flora Margot, a woman of loose morals who runs with a wild crowd. Because of his irrational passion for Flora, Ralph makes a bargain with Satan, who gives him a magic skin which gratifies every wish ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
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    Omnibus. Professor Tim / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a performance of a play performed by the Abbey Theatre Company and written by George Shiels.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1959
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    La Bohème / Catalog Record Only

    Mimi, a poor seamstress, and Rodolphe, a struggling playwright, fall in love. When Mimi attempts to help Rodolphe get his play produced, he suspects her of infidelity and she leaves him. Later, a severely ill Mimi returns to the now successful Rodolphe and dies.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
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    Little Bo-Peep / Catalog Record Only

    Rushville's hotelier Squire Skinner took his mule cart to the train station to meet passengers needing his "bus." One day he found a fare, and took her to the hotel. She registered as La Belle Petroleum, heel dancer, but was really a "vampire" (i.e., vamp), and rehearsed in the woods to the fascination of Heeza Boob the shepherd, and his flock of goats. Eventually, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Pilot #5 / Catalog Record Only

    A group of World War Two pilots discuss the life of one of their number who is flying on a dangerous mission. They talk about his career as a young, ambitious lawyer, who once worked for an unscrupulous politician. Upon realizing how despicable the man was, the lawyer aided the opposition in bringing about his downfall. His career and private life a shambles, the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1943
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    R.F.D., 10,000 B.C. Catalog Record Only

    An animated mannikin comedy (also known as an O'Brien plastic stop-work comedy) set in prehistoric times. Henry Saurus, the mailman, and Johnny Bearskin, the favored suitor, vie for the affections of Winnie Warclub on Valentine's Day.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    In at the finish / Catalog Record Only

    A poor bumbler competes with a suave gentleman for the attentions of a lovely young lady. The bumbler attempts to impress her by doing calisthenics, playing tennis and golf, and throwing the hammer, but something always goes awry. Finally he wins both the young lady and a long-distance foot race by hitching a ride on the back of an automobile.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
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    The Star / Catalog Record Only

    Despite her fame and popularity as a dancer, Pauline Deverau is giving it up for a career as an actress. Clarence Inbad, one of her most ardent fans, attends her last dance performance. He becomes so enamored of Pauline that he attempts to force his way backstage to meet her. He is thrown out. Sometime later, to prepare for a dramatic role, Pauline takes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
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    al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah / Catalog Record Only

    In this romantic comedy two lovers want to get married, but the girl's mother is totally against it. They decide to force her into agreeing to their match by staging a scandal. However, they soon learn that creating a scandal isn't as easy as it seems.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Wilful Peggy. Catalog Record Only

    A stubborn young woman finally accepts a college student of whom her family highly approves as her fiancé--after he exposes her older, sophisticated admirer as a pickpocket.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
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    Salt of the earth. Catalog Record Only

    Sinful John and Snowshoe Sam, two Nevada prospectors, "salt" some worthless land they own with gold dust in order to entice Brandon P. Hyde, a New York mining promoter who swindled their late friend Pyrites Kincaid, to buy the land. Kincaid's daughter Marjorie had fallen in love with Hyde's son Wallace, a medical student, and decided to become a nurse. When Wallace returns to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Omnibus. Forty-five minutes from Broadway / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a performance of the musical by George M. Cohan entitled Forty-five minutes from Broadway; in 3 acts.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1959
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    Türev / Catalog Record Only

    Nazım is a successful young Istnabul writer who is about to marry Süreyya. Süreyya is not sure about Nazım's love and so she asks her best friend Burcu to seduce him in order to test his fidelity.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Swing time / Catalog Record Only

    Lucky Garnett, a featured troupe dancer and professional gambler, falls in love with Penny Carrol, a dance school instructor. Their attempts to audition as a dance team are hampered by the jealousy of band leader Ricky Romero who is in love with Penny. Their romance is hampered by Lucky's engagement to a girl back home. In the end all the problems are sorted out ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Omnibus. She stoops to conquer / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a performance of an adaptation of the play, She stoops to conquer.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1955
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    Omnibus. Merry widow / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series devoted entirely to a performance of Franz Lehar's The Merry widow.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1954
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    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 5 episodes of varying lengths. Both The Little fugitive and Struggle for survival are excerpts from films bearing those titles.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1953
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    The Sentimental lady / Catalog Record Only

    Amy Cary, a practical but sentimental young woman, is pursued by Norman Van Aulsten, the greedy son of the vice president of the gas company, because he wants to gain ownership of her controlling stock in the company through their marriage; Bob Nelson, an enamored young attorney, finally convinces Amy to break her engagement to Norman.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
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    The Rose of San Juan / Catalog Record Only

    Ben Cameron (Sidney Ayres), a young Virginian, arrives in California to homestead on government land. He meets a starving youth along the way and returns him to his mother (Louise Lester). He then meets Inez, the most beautiful girl in San Juan, and they fall in love. Later, at a dance, they meet again and Cameron beats a drunken Spaniard (Jack Richardson) who forces ...

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

    The daring Flora Fairbanks and artist John Markham fall in love but the jealous Countess Olga Tcherny plots to drive them apart. Olga's presentation of a play she wrote which distorts Flora and John's time together in France backfires. Olga is ostracized from New York society and John and Flora are reunited.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
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    Shirasagi The snow heron / Catalog Record Only

    Variant title in English: The white heron. Maria Rodriguez notes regarding "Kinugasa's 108th film. The idealism of this movie, represented by the young lovers, is doomed from the very beginning by the previous commitments and circumstances in which the two lovers had allowed themselves to become involved. The idealism is ruined by their own shortcomings and imperfections and is therefore a shaky premise for ...

    • Contributor: Fujio, Shōichi - Nagata, Masaichi - Kinugasa, Teinosuke - Sagara, Jun - Izumi, Kyōka - Watanabe, Kimio - Shibata, Tokuji - Saitō, Ichir - Nishii, Ken'Ichi - Izumi, Shōz - Natori, Isao - Endō, Toshio - Yamamoto, Fujiko - Kawasaki, Keiz - Nozoe, Hitomi - Takamatsu, Hideo - Minami, Satoko - Irie, Yōsuke - Sumi, Rieko - Miyake, Kuniko - Kiyokawa, Tamae - Murata, Chieko - Ōmi, Teruko - Shimizudani, Kaoru - Miake, Bontaro - Hosokawa, Chikako
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1958
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    Just squaw / Catalog Record Only

    A young, white girl, Fawn, was kidnapped as a child and raised as an Indian. Only Fawn's half-brother, the Half-breed, knows this secret. He watches over her from a secret hiding place, having been accused of many crimes he did not commit. Snake Le Gal's gang is really responsible for the crimes. A young stranger, Hollister (alias Watkins), comes to town to avenge the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
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    Soap / Catalog Record Only

    Billy McDonald, a struggling young artist, and Patsy Peters, an actress who is the daughter of a wealthy soap manufacturer, want to marry, but the artist's rich, old uncle objects to his nephew marrying an actress. In a scheme to win over the uncle, the young woman poses as a Quaker; the old uncle falls in love with her, and he gives her what ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916