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  • [The centaurs--excerpts] /

    A half human-half horse boy and girl meet and fall in love. They have a baby and go home to their parents for a happy reunion.

    • Contributor: McCay, Winsor - McCay, John - Fitzsimmons, John A. - Rialto Productions - Afi/Cinémathèque Canadienne Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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    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
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    NBC repertory theatre. Romeo and Juliet / Catalog Record Only

    This series presents adaptations of classic and Broadway plays, and original television dramas performed by actors from the stage, movies, and radio, and ballet performances.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1949
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    Chain lightning / Catalog Record Only

    LP2926 PA586-503 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.; 6Feb50; LP2926. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. -- United States : Turner Entertainment, 1991. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Co. DCR 1991; REG 22Jan92; PUB 12Dec91; PA586-503. Film editor, Thomas Reilly ; music, David Buttolph. Humphrey Bogart, Eleanor Parker, Raymond Massey. NCN000581; Chain lightning. Suggested by a story by J. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1950
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    Threads of fate / Catalog Record Only

    When his wife, Marcella (Nellie Grant), left Jim Gregory (Robert Whittier) for Giovanni (Fred Jones), a fellow coal miner, Jim's child fell into the kind care of Tom and Sarah Wentworth (Augustus Phillips and Helen Strickland). Her foster parents called the baby Dorothea (Viola Dana). Years later, Marcella and Giovanni after years of prosperity in Italy, have come to grief and move back to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Tini zabutykh predkiv = Shadows of forgotten ancestors / Catalog Record Only

    A deeply heartfelt story set during the early part of the 20th century in the Ukrainian Carpathians, centering on Ivan whose life is marked with sadness. First his brother is killed while saving him from a falling tree. Then his father is murdered, forcing Ivan and his mother to live in poverty. He falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of the man responsible ...

    • Contributor: Paradzhanov, Serge - Chendeĭ, Ivan - Mykolaĭchuk, Ivan - Kadochnykova, Larysa - Bestai︠E︡Va, T. - Bahashvili, S. - Illi︠E︡Nko, I︠U︡Ri - Kot︠S︡I︠U︡BynsʹKyĭ, Mykhaĭlo - Kinostudii︠A︡ Imeni Oleksandra Dovz︠H︡Enka - SovėksportfilʹM (Firm) - Connoisseur Video Collection (Firm) - Janus Films Collection (Library of Congress) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
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    Love chronicles. Love in the Victorian age / Catalog Record Only

    Compares common perception and historical evidence regarding 19th century attitudes and practices about love, romance, sex, homosexuality, birth control, prostitution, pornography, and adultery. Examines the cases of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Oscar Wilde, and Anthony Comstock.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
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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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    Shadowlands / Catalog Record Only

    A romance develops between bachelor, scholar, and author C.S. Lewis and a divorced American poet, Joy Gresham. Eventually through her illness they discover their love for one another and marry. After her death, Lewis adopts her son, Douglas.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
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    Forrest Gump / Catalog Record Only

    PA726-079 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: PUB 21Jun94; PA726-079. Director of photography, Don Burgess ; edited by Arthur Schmidt ; music by Alan Silvestri. Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field. Based on the novel [of the same title] by Winston Groom. Sources used: Variety, 7/11/94; New York times, 7/13/94. Received: 11/15/94; ref print; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection. Screened for credits only.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    Out of Africa / Catalog Record Only

    PA280-542 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Universal Pictures, Ltd. DCR 1985; PUB 9Dec85; REG 21Mar86; PA280-542. Co-producer, Terence Clegg ; director of photography, David Watkin. Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer. Based on Out of Africa, Shadows on the grass, Letters from Africa by Isak Dinesen; Isak Dinesen: The Life of a storyteller by Judith Thurman; Silence will speak by Errol Trzebinski. Reference sources ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
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    Celebrity / Catalog Record Only

    "Kid" O'Brien, a small-time boxer on a losing streak, dreams of getting an education. His friend and manager, "Circus" McKee ridicules the Kid's notions until he realizes the publicity potential. Circus hires a couple of hard-boiled actresses to play the Kid's fiancé, Jane and Jane's mother. He hires a reporter to ghost-write poetry and bills the fighter as a literary lion. The publicity stunt ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
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    Kasis Road / Catalog Record Only

    Kasis Road lies just outside of town. It is a world of corrugated iron shacks, dirt roads, no electricity, fatherless children and gangs of aimless young men like Tony. Tony and his friends enjoy their freedom until he gets Rachel pregnant.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    Forsaken romance = Love past thirty / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg. unknown. LC copies are from a retitled television reissue; reissue date unknown. Camera, Irving Akers ; editor, Fred Bain. Aileen Pringle, Theodore von Eltz, Phyllis Barry, John Marston, Robert Fraser, Gertrude Messinger, Gaylord Pendleton, Virginia Sale, Ben Hall, Pat O'Malley, Dot Farley, Mary Carr. Based on the novel by Priscilla Wayne. Source used: American Film Institute catalog, feature films, 1931-1940, F3.2614. ref ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1934
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    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
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    The Temptress / Catalog Record Only

    An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
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    The Corsican brothers / Catalog Record Only

    Siamese twins are born to Count and Countess Franchi, between whose family and the Callonas a vendetta exists. The Count is killed in a raid by the Callonas. The doctor, however, escapes, performs the operation to separate the twins and arranges for one son to be looked after by friends in Paris and a family servant, to bring up the other. The two boys ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1942
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    Empire de la passion = Ai no borei = Empire of passion / Catalog Record Only

    PA542-777 U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version] / English version, Frances Head. -- United States : Barbary Coast Releasing, Ltd., 1980. Copyright for minor change version: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 9Jun78; PA542-777. Japanese release title from Monthly film bulletin, v. 46, no. 541, p. 23; U.S. release title from New York times, 12/16/80, p. C24. Title on leader: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    Mystery of the double cross. The double cross / Catalog Record Only

    In this last episode Bentley Bridgey (Ralph Stuart), dying of a bullet wound, accuses Peter Hale (Leon Bary) of shooting him. The Masked Stranger, however, soon forces a confession from Jack Dunn (Theodore Friebus), who fired the shot in a jealous rage. The Masked Stranger then reveals herself as the twin of Philippa Brewster (Mollie King). When babies they were separated by a partially ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Ašik-Kʻeribi / Catalog Record Only

    A handsome young minstrel Ashik Kerib is betrothed to Magul, daughter of the rich Turkish merchant Mekhar. But Mekhar rudely rejects the impoverished suitor, preferring to marry his only daughter to the wealthy Kurshid-Bek. Ashik and Magul pledge eternal loyalty to each other before the minstrel leaves to seek his fortune. He encounters numerous adventures as he journeys west. St. George on a white ...

    • Contributor: Abašiże, Dodo - Paradzhanov, Serge - Badriże, Gia - Mgoniani, Iuri - Matonidze, Veronika - Natroshvili, Levan - Chiaureli, SofʹI︠A - Lermontov, Mikhail I︠U︡RʹEvich - Kinostudia KʻArtʻUli PʻIlmi - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    An Even break / Catalog Record Only

    Claire Curtis and Jimmie Strang are childhood friends striving for their own success. They reach their goals, she as a dancer and he as an inentor. Claire, being in love with Jimmie, helps him save his invention and his firm from enemy, David Harding, who connives with violent strikers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    The great sinner / Catalog Record Only

    Set in Wiesbaden, 1860. Attempting to cure an adventuress of the gambling habit, a Russian novelist develops a passion for gambling which effects his moral and economic disintegration. Eventually, he regains his faith and wins his lady love, who has also rehabilitated herself.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1949
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    The Neglected wife. Weakening / Catalog Record Only

    Horace Kennedy, a prominent lawyer, is drifting away from his loyal wife, Mary, and becomes infatuated with struggling writer, Margaret Warner. After working on a series of articles together, Margaret and Horace are in a train accident. In this episode of the serial, Horace pulls Margaret from the train wreckage. When Margaret regains consciousness, she finds herself in Horace's arms and realizes she has ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Brief encounter / Catalog Record Only

    Laura, a housewife on her weekly shopping trip to town, and Alec, a doctor on weekly duty at the town hospital, meet at the railway station, then meet again by chance and strike up a friendship that gradually turns to love. They cannot bring themselves to consummate the affair. He realizes he must go away, and they part for ever at the station. Laura ...

    • Contributor: Lean, David - Coward, Noel - Havelock Allan, Anthony - Johnson, Celia - Howard, Trevor - Holloway, Stanley - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Aubinoe (Alvin L., Jr.) Family Film Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
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    The Whirlpool of destiny / Catalog Record Only

    George Bell, a wild young man, lives in Paradise Valley on a ranch with his father, Thomas. When his father learns that his son has sold his favorite horse he tells him to get out of his house forever. Meanwhile, Polly Martin is the daughter of an ex-businessman who has sunk to day-labor because of his addiction to alcohol. Polly's father dies and she ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916