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  • South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /

    From Edison films catalog: Various equipages pass, including a tally-ho and six white horses. A peculiar, open-end trolley car comes along; bicycle riders and pedestrians. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Building a harbor at San Pedro /

    From Edison films catalog: This picture was secured from a launch furnished by Mr. Eager, President of the California Construction Co., who are fulfilling this

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Ben Caldwell oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Los Angeles, California, 2013-04-11.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Caldwell, Ben R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-11

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    Lethal weapon 3 / Catalog Record Only

    PA568-254 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 15May92; PA568-254. Copyright notice on film: Warner Bros. Inc. ; 1992. Title appears on leader as: Lethal weapon III. Story by Jeffrey Boam ; co-producers, Steve Perry and Jennie Lew Tugend ; associate producers, Alexander B. Collett, Michael E. Klastorin ; music by Michael Kamen, Eric Clapton, and David Sanborn ; edited by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It's all true] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode four, It's all true / Catalog Record Only

    Orson Welles' career at RKO is examined, beginning with the critical success of Citizen Kane, followed by the film The magnificent Ambersons, and ending with an aborted production in Brazil, known as It's all true.

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

    Teen detective Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Adam-12. Catalog Record Only

    Crime is on the rise in the City of Angels, with more gangs, drugs, riots, and brutality, pushing Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed to the edge. Together they put their lives on the line to serve and protect Los Angeles as Adam-12, their unit's radio call number.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Dark victory] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode five, Dark victory / Catalog Record Only

    The effect of the war on RKO movies and its psychological legacy--film noir--are explored. Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer talk about their careers in film noir movies. The effects of the House Un-American Activities Committee on Hollywood and RKO are discussed by black-listed directors Edward Dmytryk and Paul Jarrico.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Boyz n the hood / Catalog Record Only

    In 1984 South Central Los Angeles, Reva Styles sends her wild son Tre to live with his father, Furious Styles. He becomes close friends with Ricky and Doughboy Baker. Seven years later, the three are reunited at a barbecue for Doughboy's release from prison. Tre and Furious, a financial adviser who speaks out against violence between black gangs as serving white oppression, have a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Biography. Edith Head. Catalog Record Only

    A profile of legendary Hollywood costume designer Edith Head (1897-1982), follows the path that led her to dress Hollywood's most glamorous stars and earned her 34 Oscar nominations and eight Oscars. Among those commenting are Shirley MacLaine, Carl Reiner, Oleg Cassini and Bob Mackie.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    L.A. detectives. Narcotics, burglary, assault, robbery / produced by Maxwell Productions, Inc. and Arnold Shapiro Productions for the Arts and Entertainment Network ; writer-consultant, Jean O'Neill. Catalog Record Only

    Detective Ray Rodriguez tries to prove that parents starved their disabled girl to death; Detective Dennis Wemer moves his undercover team into a mini-mall to nail drug dealers; Detective Eddie Brown works to solve a year-old case in which a man was shot three times during an attempted robbery.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Birth of a titan] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode one, Birth of a titan / Catalog Record Only

    The birth of R.K.O. Radio Pictures is profiled through film clips and interviews with participants. Featured are interviews with Katharine Hepburn, Rudy Vallee, and Fay Wray. The making of the movies Cimarron, King Kong, and Flying down to Rio is also explored.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Investigative reports. Hype and glory: sweeps month / Catalog Record Only

    Investigates the news coverage during a Nielsen ratings sweeps month by going behind-the-scenes at Los Angeles television station KCAL.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Poetic Justice / Catalog Record Only

    PA620-155 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. DCR 1993; PUB 23Jul93; REG 23Jul93; PA620-155. Application title: John Singleton's Poetic Justice. Edited by Bruce Cannon ; music by Stanley Clarke. Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry. Source used: Entertainment weekly, no. 180, July 23, 1993, p. 42-43. ref print; Received: 8/3/93; copyright deposit--MPA; Copyright Collection. Screened for quality.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
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    Adam-12. Catalog Record Only

    Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed are fighting crime on the mean streets of Los Angeles.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Omnibus. Malice in Wonderland / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of a single dramatic work, in 3 parts. A movie star's wife helps him go househunting in "Bridgeport with Palms". The actor meets the mother of a large-bosomed, tiny-minded Hollywood starlet.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1959
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    L.A. detectives. Operation Safe Streets, bomb, juvenile / produced by Maxwell Productions, Inc. and Arnold Shapiro Productions for the Arts and Entertainment Network. Catalog Record Only

    Homicide detectives team up with Operation Safe Streets to identify the shooters in a gang-related murder. A bomb squad detective is faced with a pipe bomb similar to one he disarmed only hours before. And a juvenile investigations detective follows up the reported rape of a 15-year-old girl by a 35-year-old man.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Let's face the music and dance] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode two, Let's face the music and dance / Catalog Record Only

    The story behind the making of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals at RKO is told through film clips from their movies and interviews with Astaire, Rogers, and people involved in the productions.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Floral fiesta, Los Angeles, Cal. / Catalog Record Only

    A parade led down a crowd-lined street by fancily outfitted men on flower-bedecked white horses, followed by horse-drawn floral floats on which young women ride (one float is led by men dressed in togas), horse-drawn flower-covered buggies, a floral gondola float pulled by three camels, and ending with men and women on horseback. Shot from a static camera position in front of the J. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
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    Paris, Texas / Catalog Record Only

    After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    [Newsclips from various newsreels. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg unknown (with one exception listed below). Titles of newsclips taken from intertitles. NCN013321; Pathé news (can No08). Sources used: M/B/RS Acquisition files (AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) file); Exhibitors herald world, v. 94, p. 56. ref print; Received: 4/1/80 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. dupe neg; Received: 11/1/76 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. Viewed for content.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 192?
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    Fastlane. Catalog Record Only

    Two mismatched cops, the angry and bitter Van Ray, and the brash Deaqon Hayes, are forced to team up by a shady vixen police lieutenant, Billie Chambers, into going undercover in the seedy side of Los Angeles using a variety of police confiscated flashy cars, clothes, weapons and other items, kept in a large secret warehouse called the Candy Store, in order to nail ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Mental. [Pilot]. Catalog Record Only

    Dr. Jack Gallagher spends his first day as Director of Psychiatric Services at Los Angeles' Wharton Memorial Hospital trying to win over his colleagues and his boss Nora Skoff.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Killer of sheep / Catalog Record Only

    A realistic portrait of a black, urban Los Angeles community. Stan, a slaughterhouse worker, struggles to provide for his family, love his wife, and maintain responsibility to his community. Though his everyday life is filled with setbacks--he struggles with frustration, depression, and the temptation of friends trying to get him involved in their shady dealings--he perseveres in the hope of better life for himself ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    Dragnet 1968. Catalog Record Only

    Follow no-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday, and hard-nosed Officer Bill Gannon, as they track down criminals throughout L.A. Each case is said to have been pulled from actual cases from the L.A.P.D. files. Stories pay careful attention to realism, and have numerous twists before the criminals are finally arrested.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010