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    Camera three. Notes on the New York Film Festival / Catalog Record Only

    Two directors whose work is featured in the ninth annual New York Film Festival discuss their work and ideas with Molly Haskell, film critic for "The Village Voice." Excerpts from their most recent films illustrate their conversation. Mr. Bogdanovich is represented by "The Last Picture Show", Mr. Jaglom by "A Safe Place."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971
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    Reincarnation / Catalog Record Only

    Thirty-five years after the slaughter, a film director returns to the scene of a mass murder to recreate the gruesome killings on film. As he and his crew step into the now abandoned hotel, the cast members begin to see creepy visions and nightmares. When shooting commences, the cast members begin to suffer very familiar fates-- the exact fate they are to act out ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Sneak previews. Independent films / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Chicago Educational Television Association ; 1981. Episode title taken from label on cassette. Associate producer, Nanci de Los Santos. Hosts: Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel. Episode no. 317. Reference sources used: McNeil, A. Total television, p. 700; TV guide (Washington, DC), 1/17-23/82, p. A-126. Received: 9/25/84; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection. Viewed for credits only.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981
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    Camera three. In the streets of Harlem. Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth exploring the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made in 1973.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979
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    Behind the camera : the making of John Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums / Catalog Record Only

    Takes viewers on a short journey into the nuts and bolts of telling a story on film.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    Through our viewfinder / Catalog Record Only

    The story of a group of MSM (Men having sex with Men) who come together to learn the basics of filmmaking and narrate their own stories. The film traces their journey as they go about making a film on their sexual identity, their dual existence, their love lives, marriage, their inner world and then irony that surrounds their lives.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    The Seattle Sunday times animated supplement. Catalog Record Only

    Segment 1. In a cartoon, a male fly in spats flies into a spider's web. A female spider in a dress, shoes, gloves and hat hypnotizes the fly, wraps him up in her thread, and then hangs him up on the web. Segment 2. An actress is tied up to a wall and knives are thrown at her. The knives are removed from the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Camera three. In the streets of Harlem. Catalog Record Only

    Part two of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth about the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made (1973) with a crew from the New Lafayette Theatre Group. Many different views of Harlem are presented through man-on-the-street statements, some of them quite personal.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
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    Ed Wood / Catalog Record Only

    Ed Wood is a writer and director with great ambitions. He makes a pitch for the job directing a film about the sex change of Christine Jorgensen. He feels he is qualified because he likes to wear women's clothes. He spots Bela Lugosi test lying a coffin and convinces him to appear in his movie. The film, Glen or Glenda, is a flop. His ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    Camera three. In the streets of Harlem. Catalog Record Only

    Part two of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth about the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made in 1973.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979
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    His name was Jason: 30 years of Friday the 13th / Catalog Record Only

    FX legend Tom Savini hosts the ultimate documentary on everybody's favorite hockey-masked momma's boy and his three decades of cinematic carnage.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Camera three. An examination of "A clockwork orange" / Catalog Record Only

    Excerpts from director Stanley Kubrick's award-winning film "A clockwork orange" and discussion of its creation and meaning with the author of the book (Anthony Burgess), its star (Malcolm McDowell), and America's leading film historian (William Everson). Photographs illustrate explanation of the film's unusual computerized music score.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1972
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    Camera three. The illustrated Alfred Hitchcock. Catalog Record Only

    This is the second part of two-part series on Hitchcock. Everson interviews Hitchcock and excerpts from some of his early films are shown and discussed. They include "Number seventeen", "The lodger", "The man who knew too much" and "Notorious". Discussions are held on his film, "The birds".

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1972
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    Rouch in reverse Catalog Record Only

    Malian filmmaker and New York University professor Manthia Diawara undertakes what he calls 'reverse anthropology', examining the European anthropological enterprise from the perspective of a former subject through the work of Jean Rouch, perhaps the most distinguished recent ethnographic filmmaker. The film introduces a cross-section of Rouch's work with clips from films including Les maitres fous, Chronique d'ete, and Moi, un noir.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
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    Camera three. Arthur C. Clarke in conversation / Catalog Record Only

    Conversation between scientist future-thinker, Arthur C. Clarke, and film critic, Joseph Gelmis, about the genesis and development of the film "2001: A space odyssey", its ideas, themes and conjectures about its meanings.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971
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    Camera three. In the streets of Harlem. Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth exploring the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made (1973) with a crew from the New Lafayette Theatre Group. Many different views of Harlem are presented through man-on-the-street statements, some of them quite personal.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
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    Nickelodeon / Catalog Record Only

    A heartfelt valentine to the early days of moviemaking, featuring a film director who literally stumbles into his job and an actor who becomes an overnight screen hero.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    The Directors The films of William Friedkin John McTiernan / Catalog Record Only

    William Friedkin has directed seventeen feature films, all of which have inspired audiences in one way or another. Friedkin has never been one to shy away from controversial material as evidenced by such films as The Exorcist, The French Connection, Cruising and many more.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Cecil B. Demented / Catalog Record Only

    A lunatic indie-film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Directors at work--the director and the actor / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Directors Educational and Benevolent Foundation ; 1982. Title appears on leader as: Directors at work--the actor. Executive producers, Robert Wise, Lamont Johnson for the Special Projects Committee, Directors Guild of America ; edited by Robert S. Birchard ; narrated by Lamont Johnson ; original music composed and performed by Gaylord Carter. Appearing: Alan Alda, George Cukor, Paul ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982
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    Never sleep again: the Elm Street legacy / Catalog Record Only

    Two-disc documentary covering the beginnings and the legacy of the A Nightmare on Elm Street horror film franchise. Features clips, never-before-seen photos, behind-the-scenes footage, conceptual art, publicity materials and new interviews with over 100 key cast, crew members, producers and directors from every 'Nightmare', including Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Jack Sholder and more.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    The pursuit of answers / Catalog Record Only

    A young filmmaker, struggling to establish himself in the film industry, finds his mother suffering from an unknown disease and expreriences unforgettable emotional turmoil along with the process of witnessing and countering the complications of the medical system. In the industry, his hard work pays off in terms of awards - his earnings go up, but so do the demands of the disease. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Camera three. A primer for "2001: a space odyssey" / Catalog Record Only

    A "primer" or explanation of the basic plot, themes, sources and meanings in Stanley Kubrick's widely praised and often misunderstood epic motion picture, released in 1968. Film clips illustrate the scenes as interpreted in a script narrated by Keir Dullea, one of the stars of the film. Includes some behind-the-scenes information and references to material not included in the final cut.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971
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    Camera three. Direct cinema--The Maysles brothers. Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a two part series in which Jack Kroll interviews Albert and David Maysles about what they call a new technique of natural movie making, Direct Cinema, with excerpts from their first feature length film "The salesman" (about door to door sale of The Bible to poor people in Boston). The brothers formed a two man crew and followed the salesman around, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1969
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    Screen snapshots. Catalog Record Only

    We get behind the camera glimpses of the shooting of the 1928 release Skyscraper. William Boyd and Alan Hale rescue a young woman whose heel is caught in a sewer grating from being crushed by a falling girder. In a studio, we see a romantic scene between Claire Windsor and John Bowers. The film being shot is probably the 1927 release The opening night. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1927