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  • Jack and the beanstalk /

    From Edison films catalog: A grand spectacular performance in nine scenes and one tableau, illustrating the most popular fairy story ever written.... From this very simple and popular fairy tale we have produced a most pleasing, interesting and mirth producing play in motion pictures, introducing therein many surprising new tricks and dissolving effects. The subject was carefully studied, and every scene posed with a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Interview with Karl Kish, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 3 of 3)

    • Contributor: Kish, Karl - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-26
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    Hero / Catalog Record Only

    With supernatural skill and no fear a nameless soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Guṇḍamma katha / Catalog Record Only

    Gundamma (Suryakantham) has a daughter and, a stepdaughter who is mistreated, for whom she plans to get a 'resident' son-in-law who can then look after the rest of the family. Two brothers Anji (NTR) and Raja (ANR), decide to teach the old woman a lesson for the harm she once did to their family.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1962
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    Sunghursh / Catalog Record Only

    Bhawani Prasad, a legendary bandit whose own relatives have threatened to destroy him, adopts his grandson Kundan against the wishes of his wife in order to initiate him into the ancestral profession. The boy, however, grows up into a pacificist. When his cousins try to kill him, he is saved by a mysterious dancer.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
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    al-Jarīmah al-ḍāḥikah Le crime comique / Catalog Record Only

    "A thrilling comedy about Medhat, the screen director, who has been induced by his mother to seek revenge for his father's death by killing Al Doksh but he opposes the concept of revenge and later on he marries Laila. When Medhat's uncle Abul Seba'a tells Medhat that Salman Al Doksh is out of jail and is looking for him to kill him, Medhat awaits ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    The secret of Death Valley / Catalog Record Only

    Scene I, Seeking a fortune. Gold fever is raging and the riches of Death Valley induce five prospectors to go there and to look for gold. We see them taking leave of wife and children. Scene II, A rich claim. One miner finds a rich gravel mine and calls his friends to examine his find. They lay claim to the land. Scene III, Slain ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
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    La vengeance du forgeron = The blacksmith's revenge / Catalog Record Only

    In what appears to be the 18th-century, a blacksmith works at his forge. An insolent young lord rides into the courtyard and hands over his horse to him. The lord woos the blacksmith's wife and gives her a note. The husband notices this secretive communication and when she goes out shopping, he follows her. The wife meets the lord in the woods and leads ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
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    Revenge / Catalog Record Only

    A school teacher from Massachusetts comes to a small western town to marry a young homesteader, but finds that he's been murdered. The jury frees him on a phony plea of self-defense. Determined to see justice done, she decides to stay in town as a constant irritant to the murderer's conscience. She makes him so crazy, he picks a fight with one of his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Akālasandhyā / Catalog Record Only

    Tele-drama on revenge and retribution of two 16th century Sinhalese clans engaged in Angam pora, Sri Lankan martial arts.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Rancho notorious / Catalog Record Only

    A western which dramatizes the ballad The legend of Chuck-A-Luck. The search of a Wyoming cowboy for his fiancée's murderer leads him to a ranch-hideaway for bandits which is operated by an ex-saloon entertainer. Time: 1870's.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1952
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    Die hard with a vengeance / Catalog Record Only

    PA699-323 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Cinergi Pictures Entertainment, Inc. & Cinergi Productions, NV, Inc. PREV: Screenplay entitled Simon says prev. reg. PAU 1-865-613 also screenplay of the same title preexisting; featured character & music also preexisting. DCR 1995; PUB 10May95; REG 17May95; PA699-323. Director of photography, Peter Menzies ; film editor, John Wright ; music by Michael Kamen. Bruce ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
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    Barsaat ki ek raat / Catalog Record Only

    A young blind woman named Rajni lives with her dad, Suresh, a manager for a business marketing tea leaves. The region where they live has a corrupt police force run by Inspector Sammar, who is controlled by a wealthy contractor, Hariya Sahu, and his son, Kaliram. Shortly thereafter, Inspector Abhijeet Rai makes his appearance, and in no time at all he arrests Kaliram, tries ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Dilli ka thug / Catalog Record Only

    After the murder of his father, Kishore is forced to leave college and support his mother and sister. However, Kishore is unable to find work, and the family is poor. The sister's fiancee leaves her, and Kishore's fiancee leaves him. Kishore moves to Bombay and meets his former fiancee again -- he is determined to win her over. One night, he sees his father's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    El Rey de los tahures / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Photography, Antonio de Anda ; music, Ricardo Carrión ; editor, Carlos Savage. Mario Almada, Lupita Castro, Jorge Russek, Fernando Casanova, Victor Alcocer, Mercedes Castro. Based on a story by Pedro Aguilar and Orlando Mendoza. Reference sources used: The video source book, 1992; copyright data sheet. Received: ca. 1991; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Origins of the fantasy feature : The Patchwork girl of Oz (1914) and A Florida enchantment (1914) / Catalog Record Only

    These two rare feature films from 1914 (the first year that feature-length filmmaking became the norm) bring to the screen an imaginative freedom and comic verve rarely duplicated since. In The Patchwork girl of Oz, a magician accidently turns bystanders into stone, and the heroes must go in search of the antidote. Based on the novel, The Patchwork girl of Oz, by L. Frank ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
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    Gangs of Vasepur (Wasseypur) / Catalog Record Only

    Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Dream street / Catalog Record Only

    Three men are all desperately in love with Gypsy Fair, a beautiful London dance hall girl. They'll stop at nothing to win her hand, and she finds herself caught in a web of crime, punishment and revenge.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    Lucille Love, the girl of mystery. Catalog Record Only

    In this episode of the fifteen-part serial drama, Lucille retrieves the papers, gives them to Loubeque. She and Loubeque see her sweetheart Lieut. Gibson outside. Gibson gathers a crowd and storms the house. Loubeque escapes through the tunnel, taking Lucille to his ranch. The chauffeur and butler plot against Loubeque. Lucille escapes with the papers and the chauffeur. Overall, the serial focuses on Lucille ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
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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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    Ambrose's nasty temper / Catalog Record Only

    Ambrose is fired by his boss, garment factory owner and rejected by her as a suitor for her daughter. Vengeful Ambrose then arranges to have the owner kidnapped, but his henchmen nab the daughter by mistake.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
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    The Luck of Roaring Camp / Catalog Record Only

    The men of a rough Western mining camp adopt a baby whose mother, a half-breed Indian, dies after having wandered through the winter snows. Three years later the luck of the camp runs out. A half-breed Indian, seeking revenge for having been chased away from the camp, kidnaps the child, but is stopped by the camp gambler. In the ensuing fight, the child is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Vendetta che raggiunge = Her vengeance / Catalog Record Only

    A woman becomes ill while horseback riding with her husband far from home, and he finds a bed for her in an empty straw cottage in the woods. He then tries to rid himself of his wife by setting fire to the cottage while she sleeps. The wife barely escapes, and becomes obsessed with the idea of retaliation. She eventually locates her husband, who ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
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    Lucille Love, the girl of mystery. Catalog Record Only

    In this episode of the fifteen-part serial drama, Lucille stows away in Loubeque's ship, in Chinese costume. He discovers her and the captain befriends her. Loubeque and she exchange false papers. He tells the captain she is insane; in San Francisco, he abducts her. Overall, the serial focuses on Lucille Love's attempts--in China, the Philippines, the South Pacific, and Mexico, among other locales--to recover ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
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    Bitter Creek / Catalog Record Only

    A western about a young man who goes to a ranch in the Bitter Creek country to avenge the death of his brother who was shot in the back.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1954