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  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Anna Karenina / Catalog Record Only

    Anna Karenina (Greta Garbo) is the wife of a prominant Russian government official. She leads a correct but confining upper-middle-class existence. She seems content with her life as a proper companion to her dignified, unaffectionate husband (Basil Rathbone) and an adoring mother to her young son (Freddie Bartholomew), until she meets Count Vronsky (Fredric March), a young officer of the guards. He pursues her ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1935
  • Whats good for the goose / Catalog Record Only

    PA578-875 U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [Icelandic language subtitled version]. -- Iceland : [s.n.,1969?]. Copyright for minor change version: [Claimant, DCR and REG unknown] PUB 20Mar69; PA578-875. Copyright notice for minor change version on film: Tigon British Film Productions Ltd. ; 1969. Gifford, D. The British film catalogue, 1895-1970, entry 13943 lists title as What's good for the goose. Unable to determine Icelandic ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1969
  • Anokhi shadi : comedy stage drama / Catalog Record Only

    Comedy stage performance, depicting the social value of marriage in Pakistani society.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Anarkali / Catalog Record Only

    Television play about the beleaguered wife of a wealthy businessman. He expects her to be a "party girl", i.e., to intercede for him with government officials or directors of companies, with whom he has his contract bids at stake. Being an introvert, she declines to oblige him, creating an atmosphere of discord. She takes up writing as a means of expressing her feelings, and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Welcome / Catalog Record Only

    Uday Shetty, Majnu and their boss, Sikander, three serio-comic mobsters, are keen to get their sister Sanjana married into a respectable family. Uday, upon a chance meeting with a handsome bachelor, Rajiv, is convinced that the later would be an appropriate match for Sanjana. However, Rajiv's uncle, Dr. Ghunghroo, does not approve of his nephew's association with a dubious family. Meanwhile, Sanjana, unaware of ...

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

    Aparoopa's parents arranged her marriage when she was about to go to university. She finds that her status is of a showpiece in her tea planter husband's big bungalow. At such a moment, Aparoopa's college friend Rana, an army officer, returns home for six weeks. For Aparoopa the return of Rana becomes a break in prison wall.

    • Contributor: Barua, Jahnu - Hazarika, Bhupen - Times Music, India
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • The Hidden scar / Catalog Record Only

    Janet Hall (Ethel Clayton) is a pretty, attractive young girl who is tempted and wronged by Henry Dalton (Montagu Love), and gives birth to an illegitimate child. Greatly displeased with her mode of life and with her whole being wrapped up in her child, she begs Dalton to marry her, which he refuses to do. He is suddenly killed and on his death-bed leaves ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Sex, lies, and videotape / Catalog Record Only

    PA453-757 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Outlaw Productions. DCR 1988; PUB 4Aug89; REG 19Sep89; PA453-757. Music, Cliff Martinez ; executive producers, Nancy Tenenbaum, Nick Wechsler and Mogan Mason ; camera, Walt Lloyd. James Spader (Graham Dalton), Andie MacDowell (Ann Millaney), Peter Gallagher (John Millaney). Variety, 2/1/89. Reference sources used: M/B/RS Descriptive files; LC COPICS data base. Received: ca. 12/91; ref print; copyright deposit--MPA; Copyright Collection. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
  • Father of the bride / Catalog Record Only

    PA550-027 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Touchstone Pictures. DCR 1991; PUB 20Dec91; REG 30Dec91; PA550-027. Executive producers, Sandy Gallin, James Orr, Jim Cruickshank ; co-producer, Cindy Williams ; music by Alan Silvestri. Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams. Based on the novel "Father of the bride" by Edward Streeter. Source used: Variety, 12/16/91. Received: 12/8/92; ref print; copyright deposit--MPA; Copyright Collection. Screened for quality.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Story of a marriage. Courtship / Catalog Record Only

    A wealthy young Southern girl marries a poor but decent young man and find herself ostracized from her family but eventually all the members reconcile to become a family again. The story is loosely based on Horton Foote's parents and their lives in a Texas town in the few years during and after the First World War.

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

    Eeshwar is a simple-minded and honest, devout and religious young man, who cares for everybody he comes in contact with. But nobody really likes him and view him as mentally retarded. Living an unconventional life, he takes pity on a widow named Lalita, with a young son, and marries her, much to the shock of the community. Eeshwar now has a monumental task, to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Kuch naa kaho / Catalog Record Only

    The film is the story of Raj, a young man who just wants to live his own life, and Namrata, the stunning woman whose job it becomes to find Raj a suitable wife. With the help of his mischievious little friend, Adi, Raj is able to deter all Namrata's prospects and eventually he comes to realize that it is the matchmaker herself that he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • America's first women filmmakers : Alice Guy-Blaché and Lois Weber / Catalog Record Only

    Four complete works from the silent era's two most accomplished and successful women directors.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • The tiger and the pussycat = Il tigre / Catalog Record Only

    Francesco Vincenzini is an exemplary man of 45 who is successful in business, society, sports--and faithful to his wife Esperia. A son of his has been suicide-bent over the rejection by a girl friend. Francesco meets the girl and falls in love with her against his better judgment. She gives him an ultimatum. He decides to go with her to Paris, but on the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1967
  • Matrimony's speed limit / Catalog Record Only

    A young businessman who is facing a financial setback discovers that he must marry before noon in order to inherit a fortune, thanks to the manipulations of his wealthy girlfriend, who wants to help him without wounding his pride.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
  • Alkali Ike in Jayville / Catalog Record Only

    At the doctor's suggestion, Alkali Ike and his brother, Mr. Dicks, play a game of checkers to win the hand of the widow Towle. While they are playing, she marries the doctor.

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

    Jefferson Hunter marries Ann Kepple, a girl half his age. They live happily, working their Nevada mine, The Silver Girl. One day, a visit from an eastern lawyer, Nathan Hargrave, persuades Anne that she needs a social life. The Hunters move to New York City, leaving their partner, Chuck Wilson, to work the mine alone. When the mine is threatened, Hunter goes to Nevada, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Tere mou teu : bayi mou guiss / Catalog Record Only

    A man leaves the village and moves to town, where he settles and works. He is soon joined by his wife, but town life interferes with their marriage.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
  • Kraft television theatre. A doll's house / Catalog Record Only

    This live anthology series consists of hour-long dramas in three acts. The shows include original plays, adaptations of Broadway productions, and classics. This episode presents the story of Nora, who is a wife and mother and rebels against being treated as a mere plaything by her husband Torvald. She wants to be a companion in the union of marriage rather than just someone to ...

    • Contributor: Nbc Television Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1950
  • Giant / Catalog Record Only

    Three generations of land-rich Texans love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
  • Sunrise--a song of two humans / Catalog Record Only

    A simple farmer is seduced by an alluring city woman; to be with her he plans to drown his wife. The wife suspects nothing when her husband suggests an outing, but when they set off across the lake, she grows suspicious. He prepares to throw her overboard, but she pleads for mercy, and he comes to his senses. He rows frantically for shore, but ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • The Shulamite = The folly of desire / Catalog Record Only

    Deborah is forced to marry an old land holder, who has already had several wives. He is harsh and cruel to her. Robert Waring, discovering his wife unfaithful, comes to South Africa to work for the land holder. He pities Deborah, and later grows to love her. The husband discovers that Deborah loves the stranger and makes preparations to kill her. First he digs ...

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

    Mary, a working girl, meets John Sims, a dreamer who believes that luck will eventally bring him success. They marry after their first date--to Coney Island--and honeymoon at Niagara Falls. After 5 years and two children, John, who works as a clerk, has not distinguished himself from the rest of the "crowd." Winning $500 in a slogan contest brightens their lives, but the death ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • The airman's enemy / Catalog Record Only

    Robert Villars, a fortune hunter, receives a letter from Countess Valentine that she refuses to allow her daughter to marry him because of her solicitor's unfavorable report about him. He practices hypnotism from a weighty tome. Villars meets Bernard D'Autun, a college chum, who introduces him to D'Harmant, a millionaire. D'Harmant invites him to his chateau to watch the aviator Julien de Civry attempt ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910