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    Unknown Chaplin. My happiest years / Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a three-part documentary television series which observes film director Charlie Chaplin's creative processes, using outtakes of filmed rehearsals, and close scrutiny by film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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    Screen snapshots. Catalog Record Only

    A movie fan magazine provides glimpses of stars behind the scenes and at play. Rudolph Valentino acts as make-up assistant for Agnes Ayres before they shoot a scene of The sheik. Francis X. Bushman, his wife Beverly Bayne and son Richard relax on the boardwalk and beach at Atlantic City. Stars strut their dogs' stuff at a dog show in Los Angeles. As Fannie ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
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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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    The Directors The Films of Sydney Pollack Sydney Pollack / Catalog Record Only

    Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Sydney Pollack talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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    The Directors Films of Norman Jewison Norman Jewison / Catalog Record Only

    Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Norman Jewison talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Open frame. My camera my world / Catalog Record Only

    Three sets of children who live very different lives in three different parts of India: the social orphas from Kolkata, the upper middle class children from Delhi and the adivasi children from Madhya Pradesh. A project gets underway to share with them a few basic filmmaking skills - enough to enable them to put together their thoughts and ideas into a short film. What ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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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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    Unknown Chaplin. Hidden treasures / Catalog Record Only

    Third part of a three-part documentary television series which observes film director Charlie Chaplin's creative processes, using footage from his films and home movies.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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    Unknown Chaplin. The great director / Catalog Record Only

    Part two of a three-part documentary television series which observes film director Charlie Chaplin's creative processes, using footage of films and rehearsals, and interviews with actors including Jackie Coogan, Georgia Hale, and Virginia Cherrill, covering the years 1921-1931.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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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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    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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    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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    Audience of one / Catalog Record Only

    Jesus Camp meets Lost in La Mancha in this mesmerizing film that follows a charismatic pastor who receives a vision from God to create a multimillion-dollar science fiction epic movie based on the biblical story of Joseph, sending him and his followers on a journey of extreme faith.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Camera three. The fine art of film animation--John and Faith Hubley / Catalog Record Only

    The Hubleys are interviewed by Rooney on the state of cartoonists and animators and three of their animated films are shown, "Bouncing ball", "Of men and demons", and "The hat".

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1972
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    Camera three. The filming of "Godspell" / Catalog Record Only

    The filming, on location in New York City, of the off-Broadway stage musical, "Godspell". This documentary shows how the film cast was chosen from the various stage groups performing the play, how they were rehearsed, how the creative authors of the original work collaborate with the director of the film version.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
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    Lynch / Catalog Record Only

    "Lynch is a rare glimpse into the fascinating mind of one of cinema's greatest directors. Footage was gathered over a two year period and documents David Lynch's many creative interests as well as his passion for filmmaking"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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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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    All roads lead to cinema-- Catalog Record Only

    Documentary offers glimpses into the lives of assistant directors in the Indian film industry.

    • Contributor: Khanna, Sumit
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002