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    Corsican Language & Expressive Culture Since the mid-20th century, a variety of social, economic and political factors have affected the cultural practices and conceptions of identity on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Linguistic anthropologist Alexandra Jaffe discusses the Corsican language and Corsican expressive culture. She addresses both the island's shift towards the French language and the Corsican language revitalization movement that began in the early 1970s. Drawing on ethnographic ...
    • Contributor: Jaffe, Alexandra - Jaffe, Alexandra M. (Alexandra Mystra) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-12-02
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    [Procession at Séville and bullfighting scenes]
    En Espagne | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française | Procession à Séville et scènes de corrida
    Shorts document bullfights in Spain (Séville) and France (Béziers, Nîmes) during the late 19th century.
    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918] During World War I, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. worked for the YMCA in France running canteens, clubs, and leave centers for soldiers and teaching French. She also designed the uniforms worn by the women workers in the YMCA. Views of Mrs. Roosevelt entertaining women YMCA workers in the garden of the home of her aunt, Mrs. Alice Green Hoffman, in Paris. There are medium ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler - Mutual Film Corporation - International Newsreel Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    The Count of Monte Cristo / Catalog Record Only "Robert Donat plays Edmond Dantes, who is wrongly accused of a plot against the post-Napoleonic French government. Condemned to a prison cell in the impenetrable Chateau D'If, Dantes vows vengeance against the four conspirators who framed him. He is particularly anxious to give his ex-friend Mondego (Sidney Blackmer) his comeuppance, since it was Mondego who married Dantes' fiancee Mercedes (Elissa Landi). Twelve years pass; ...
    • Date: 1934
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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame / Catalog Record Only PA523-539 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Kino International Corporation. Silent motion picture prev. reg. 1923, LP 19381. NM: "edited version; text of captions." DCR 1990 REG 15Nov91; PUB 15Nov90; PA523-539. Photography, Robert S. Newhard ; art direction, E.E. Sheeley, S. Uliman ; editors, Sydney Singerman, Maurice Pivar, Edward Curtis. Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Ernest Torrance, Tully Marshall. Film originally silent; designation of ...
    • Date: 1990
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    Struggle for the colonial frontier, 1600-1750 : France and Spain defend their claims / Catalog Record Only The contributions of Spain and France in the development and expansion of the North American colonies are emphasized.
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    Waltz with Bashir
    Ṿals im Bashir Catalog Record Only
    "Based on the true story of director Ari Folman, an Israeli army veteran who realises he can remember nothing of the 1982 Lebanon War in which he fought, the film charts his journey to uncover the secrets of the past." -- Container.
    • Date: 2009
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    Weapons of the spirit / Catalog Record Only As a Jew born in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon during World War II, filmmaker Pierre Sauvage relates the story of how the village successfully shielded 5,000 Jews from the Nazis.
    • Date: 1989
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    Live from the Met. Dialogues of the Carmelites / Catalog Record Only PAu-1-033-806 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Metropolitan opera association, Inc. DCR 1987; REG 3Jun87; PAu-1-033-806. Date is date of creation. Reference source used: COPICS data base. Received: ca. 12/91; viewing copy; copyright deposit--unpublished; Copyright Collection. qxp
    • Date: 1987
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    Cyrano de Bergerac / Catalog Record Only Cyrano de Bergerac is a 17th century French soldier-poet and swordsman who loves his cousin Roxane, but believes she will never love him because of his enormous nose. He courts and wins her, not for himself, but for his inexperienced and prosaic friend, Christian, who dies in battle. Years later, as Cyrano himself is dying, he confesses his love to Roxane, who suddenly realizes ...
    • Date: 1950
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    The lion in winter Catalog Record Only During Christmas, 1183, Henry II, King of England and half of France, assembles at his Chinon castle his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, imprisoned in Salisbury Tower for meddling in affairs of state, his three sons, Geoffrey, Richard and John, his mistress Alais, and her brother Philip, King of France. Henry's purpose is to nominate his successor, who will then marry Alais to keep England's ...
    • Contributor: Harvey, Anthony - Goldman, James - O'toole, Peter - Hepburn, Katharine - Merrow, Jane - Avco Embassy Pictures - Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm) - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1986
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    [Du Barry--excerpts] / Catalog Record Only Miscellaneous excerpts from Du Barry, a fictionalized account of the life of Comtesse Marie Jeanne Bécu Du Barry, mistress of King Louis XV.
    • Date: 1915
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    Napoleon / Catalog Record Only "The chef d'ouevre of legendary French filmmaker Abel Gance, Napoleon was supposed to have been the first installment in a multipart film study of the French military hero. Each of the film's set pieces is treated like a movie in itself: the opening pillow fights and snowball battles, staged while Napoleon is still a schoolboy (played by Russian youth Vladimir Roudenko), are choreographed on ...
    • Date: 1928
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    The longest day / Catalog Record Only On June 6, 1944, the Allied Invasion of France marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000 ships, comprising the largest armada the world has ever seen. A vivid hour-by-hour re-creation of this historic event. Told from the perspectives of both sides, it is a fascinating look at the massive preparation, mistakes ...
    • Date: 1962
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    Komunaris čʻibuxi Film
    • Contributor: Ėrenburg, Ilʹi︠a - Marjanišvili, Konstantine Aleksandres Że - Zabozlaevi, Sergei - Sidamon-Eristʻavi, Valerian - Čʻxeiże, Ušangi - Kʻartʻuli Pʻilmi
    • Date: 2012
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    Omnibus. Bohème / Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series devoted entirely to an English language production of Puccini's dramatic opera, La Bohème.
    • Date: 1953
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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame /
    Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Catalog Record Only
    PA311-410 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Killiam Shows, Inc. DCR 1970; PUB 5Jun71; REG 17Jun85; PA311-410 (silent version prev. reg. 1923, LP19381) Photography, Robert S. Newhard ; art direction, E.E. Sheeley, S. Uliman ; editors, Sydney Singerman, Maurice Pivar, Edward Curtis. Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Ernest Torrance, Tully Marshall. On copyright cataloging record: directed in part by William Wyler. According to the ...
    • Date: 1970
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    Mail call. Gear of the French musketeers, fighter planes of World War II, high altitude rescue team, XR-8 syncopter
    Gear of the French musketeers, fighter planes of World War II, high altitude rescue team, XR-8 syncopter Catalog Record Only
    R. Lee Ermey fences with French musketeers gear, and compares two WWII fighters, the American F-6F Hellcat and the Japanese A-6M Zero. Also, the Army's High Altitude Rescue Team the XR-8 syncopter, an unsuccessful helicopter design.
    • Contributor: Rogin, Bill - Ermey, Lee - Digital Ranch (Firm) - History Channel (Television Network) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only Abracadabra kid / writer, William Saroyan ; cast, Maria Riva, Walter Matthau (22 min.) -- Images médiévales / an AF Films release ; made by William Novik ; narrator, Alistair Cooke (15 min.) -- Paul Revere's ride / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ; read by Raymond Massey (6 min.) -- [The new bus] / Information Productions, Inc. (5 min.) -- Trial by jury / ...
    • Date: 1953
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    Biography. The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
    A&E biography. Catalog Record Only
    Exploring the appeal of the Hunchback of Notre Dame, the grotesque bell ringer of Victor Hugo's 1831 classic. Included: clips from film versions of the novel; an assessment of Hugo's literary contributions. Jack Perkins hosts.
    • Contributor: Graves, Peter - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1996
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    The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat, as performed by the inmates of the asylum at Charenton, under direction of the Marquis de Sade / Catalog Record Only The story centers on a single action--the murder of the revolutionary leader Jean-Paul Marat by Charlotte Corday while he issued dictums to the people of Paris from his bathtub. The action, however, is hysterically performed by the inmates until their excitation reaches an intolerable pitch, and each segment of the action, is periodically aborted just short of pandemonium by lengthy arguments between the paranoiac ...
    • Date: 1967
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    Me and the Colonel / Catalog Record Only Story of a Jew attempting to flee before the advancing Nazis in 1940 France, in the company of an antisemitic Polish officer.
    • Contributor: Goetz, William - Glenville, Peter - Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel) - Froeschel, George - Kaye, Danny - Jürgens, Curt - Werfel, Franz - Columbia Pictures Corporation - Kaye (Danny)/Fine (Sylvia) Collection (Library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1958
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    La Bohème / Catalog Record Only Mimi, a poor seamstress, and Rodolphe, a struggling playwright, fall in love. When Mimi attempts to help Rodolphe get his play produced, he suspects her of infidelity and she leaves him. Later, a severely ill Mimi returns to the now successful Rodolphe and dies.
    • Date: 1926
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    Omnibus. The empty chair /
    Empty chair Catalog Record Only
    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a production of a 3-act play. A play about power and its application during the French Revolution and in particular the abuse of power by three major figures of the French Revolution--Maxmilien Robespierre, Georges Jacques Danton and Jacques Rene Hebert.
    • Date: 1958
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    Scaramouche / Catalog Record Only André Louis Moreau, a law student, vows to fight against the aristocracy when his friend, Philippe, is killed in a duel with the Marquis de la Tour. André joins the Revolution and becomes a leader. Subsequently, he discovers that his real father is the hated Marquis de la Tour and his mother is a countess, both of whom, with his sweetheart, Aline, are at ...
    • Date: 1952