• Film, Video
    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1930
  • Film, Video
    Margaret Mead audiovisual collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Films in the Mead Collection are general films of her personal and professional life, and contain films by other producers that came from her offices at the American Museum of Natural History and the Institute for Intercultural Studies. Subjects include Child development and acquisition of personality characteristics as a culturally derived phenomenon, cultural issues relating to post-World War II, cybernetics, ekistics (study of human ...
    • Contributor: Mead, Margaret
    • Date: 1936
  • Film, Video
    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video
    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1930
  • Film, Video
    Dime a Dance videorecording | 35mm black and white film | "June Allyson is a cashier in a dance hall and her friend Imogene Coca wants to get a job there as a dance hostess. June advises her she needs to first make herself attractive to men,and gives her a book on the subject. But Imogene, by mistake, picks up the wrong book and reads one on ...
    • Date: 1937
  • Film, Video
    La terruca [sic] [illustrated] motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1940/001: AFS 3866 A1 (Content). Illustrations: View of a portion of the workers' quarter of La Perla from the old Spanish ramparts. San Juan, Puerto Rico (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b30525) -- Casa Blanca and the sea wall, San Juan, Puerto Rico (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a08680) -- Corozal, Puerto Rico (vicinity). Small farms in the hills (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c07885) ...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Calderon, Aurora - Da ́vila, Virgilio
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video
    Money on your Life videorecording | 35mm black and white film | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Date: 1938
  • Collection
    Selections from the Katherine Dunham Collection [Katherine Dunham, dancer, three-quarter length portrait] (top to bottom) Katherine Dunham as Woman with a Cigar from Tropics, by Alfredo Valenti; Katherine Dunham in the 1940 Broadway hit production of Cabin in the Sky; Katherine Dunham in Le Jazz Hot, originally presented in 1939; Katherine Dunham in a 1952 photograph of Floyd's Guitar Blues. This collection consists of moving image materials that document the ...
    • Contributor: Dunham, Katherine
    • Date: 1925

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  • Film, Video
    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video
    Getting an Eyeful videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Date: 1938
  • Film, Video
    [ Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...] [illustrated] motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1939/001 2611a1 (Content). Illustrations: Mexican migrant drinking cold drink at filling station where truck has stopped en route from Mississippi to his home in the Rio Grande Valley. He had been picking cotton in Mississippi. Neches, Texas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a27393) -- Mexican seasonal labor, contracted for by planters, picking cotton on Knowlton ...
    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video
    South Pacific Ethnographic Archives audiovisual collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Field footage and produced films made by Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, Jane Belo, Theodore Schwartz, Lenora Foerstel, and Lola Romanucci-Ross; chiefly anthropological and ethnological field work with the Papua New Guinea (formerly Admiralty Islands region) and Sepik River Valley cultures of Papua New Guinea; and the Balinese of Indonesia. Subjects include Bali, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Manus Island, culture change, and technological change. ...
    • Contributor: Institute for Intercultural Studies
    • Date: 1936
  • Collection
    Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies This site features 341 motion pictures, 81 disc sound recordings, and other related materials, such as photographs and original magazine articles. Cylinder sound recordings will be added to this site in the near future. In addition, histories are given of Edison's involvement with motion pictures and sound recordings, as well as a special page focusing on the life of the great inventor. Prolific inventor ...
    • Date: 1847

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  • Collection
    Ragtime Ragtime, a uniquely American, syncopated musical phenomenon, has been a strong presence in musical composition, entertainment, and scholarship for over a century. See, hear, explore and learn!
    • Date: 1890

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  • Film, Video
    [Flash Gordon serials--trailers]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Trailers for the first two Flash Gordon serials spliced together on one reel. Original serial based on the comic strip by Alex Raymond. Sources used: Kinnard, Fifty years of serial thrills, p. 129-161; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed October 25, 2013; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed October 25, 2013.
    • Date: 1936
  • Film, Video
    Ye old saw mill / Catalog Record Only LP5773 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Educational Productions, Inc.; 6Sep35; LP5773. Educational Pictures no. 6204. Dialogue by Al Tyler ; adaptation by Glen Lambert and Olive Hatch ; photography by Dwight Warren ; sound by Karl Zint. Jobyna Howland, Franklin Pangborn, Diane Tempest, Alden Chase, Mack Sennett, Al Tyler, Sam Rice, Julia Griffith. LC copies are from a television reissue; reissue date unknown. An Educational ...
    • Date: 1935
  • Film, Video
    ELSTREE CALLING motion picture | Feature film (over 60 minutes). "Ain't misbehavin'" by Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, Harry Brooks, performed by Teddy Brown and his Orchestra; "Fairy on the clock" performed by Teddy Brown. (Songs). Teddy Brown and his Orchestra. (Personnel On Camera). Motion Picture (Form).
    • Contributor: Adrian Brunel
    • Date: 1930
  • Film, Video
    READIN', RITIN' AND RHYTHM motion picture | Short film (under 30 minutes). "Jamboree Jones"; "Jazz Martini"; "Ride, Red, ride". (Songs). Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra (including Don Byas, Frankie Newton, Bill Doggett, Shadow Wilson); The Eight Raggle Taggles, The Bells, The Quintones. (Personnel On Camera). Motion Picture (Form).
    • Contributor: Milton Schwarzwald - Jack Schaindlin
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video
    (JOE DANIELS BAND) motion picture | Short film (under 30 minutes). "Some of these days" by Shelton Brooks. (Songs). Joe Daniels, drums, performs with his band. (Personnel On Camera). Motion Picture (Form).
    • Date: 1938
  • Film, Video
    The heiress' mistake = Social error / Catalog Record Only Copyright: reg. unknown. LC copies are from a retitled television reissue; reissue date unknown. David Sharpe, Gertrude Messinger, Lloyd Hughes, Monte Blue. Source used: American Film Institute catalog, feature films, 1931-1940, F3.4174. Received: 8/31/76; ref print and arch pos; gift; Zouary (Maurice) Collection.
    • Date: 1935
  • Film, Video
    Kismet / Catalog Record Only Photography, Tony Gaudio, Glen MacWilliams, Joseph Du Bray. Otis Skinner, Rosemary Theby, Elinor Fair, Mathilda Comont, Nicholas Dunaev, Herschel Mayall, Leon Bary, Sidney Smith, Hamilton Revelle, Thomas Kennedy, Sam Kaufman, Emmett C. King, Cornelia Otis Skinner. A shortened version, edited to a length of seven reels, and issued in 16 mm., of the 1920 feature released by Robertson-Cole Distributing Corp. (LP16920). Because of the ...
    • Date: 1930
  • Film, Video
    Found alive (on the delta of the Rio Grande) / Catalog Record Only LP4428 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Olympic Pictures Corp.; 22Jan34; LP4428. Presented by, Ideal Pictures Corp. ; photographer, William Thompson. Barbara Bedford, Maurice Murphy, Robert Frazer. Alternate title from Copyright Catalog: Found alive. Condition of film: good; both reels slightly out of sync. Source used: AFI Archives database. Received: 10/25/93; ref print; gift, ATM 179; AFI/Sonneborn (Jonathan) Collection.
    • Date: 1934
  • Film, Video
    La Natatian swimming / Catalog Record Only PA790-759 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: no reg. In French. Source used: copyright data sheet. Received: 4/9/97; viewing copy; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection.
    • Date: 1931
  • Film, Video
    AN ALL-COLORED VAUDEVILLE SHOW motion picture | Short film (under 30 minutes). "Nagasaki" by Mort Dixon, Harry Warren; "Puttin' it on"; "To have you to hold you" (AH); "I don't know why" by Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert; "Tiger rag" by Harry De Costa, Edwin B. Edwards, Nick La Rocca, Tony Spargo, Larry Shields. (Songs). Adelaide Hall, vocal, dance; The Nicholas Brothers; The Three Whippets; The Five Racketeers ...
    • Date: 1935
  • Film, Video
    Rolling home /
    Big Ben calling & other titles Catalog Record Only
    PA866-981 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation. Appl. au.: Sound City Films. PUB 1935; REG 16Jan97; PA866-981. Reg. under GATT/URAA restoration. On same claim with: Big Ben calling Sources used: copyright data base; copyright data sheet. Received: 2/2/98; viewing copy; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection.
    • Date: 1935