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  • Film, Video

    Congress of nations /

    "A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the flags of Germany, Russia, Ireland, England and China are brought forth and from each a soldier is produced corresponding with the flag of each nation. The magician adds a bit ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. (albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E.
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video

    Today with Mrs. Roosevelt. Catalog Record Only

    A weekly series wherein Eleanor Roosevelt and her guests discuss the major problems facing the world and the United States. Participating guests include experts in the fields of government, science and world affairs who are directly concerned with the topic of discussion. Mrs. Roosevelt moderates the points of view expressed by her guests and remains politically neutral. Today's topic is: the German question, or, ...

    • Date: 1950
  • Film, Video

    [Newsclips from various newsreels. Catalog Record Only

    In the first newsclip, American soldiers release gas from a tank and soldiers in a trench remove the fumes with tools that look like shovels. In the second newsclip, which appears to be a dramatic recreation, American and German soldiers engage in hand-to-hand combat. A nurse attends to a soldier in a hospital. In the third newsclip, members of the Royal School of Riding ...

    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    Helvetica / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary about a typeface? When said typeface is a ubiquitous piece of graphic design, yes. Helvetica--a sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 at the Haas Foundry in Munchenstein, Switzerland--has partisans and detractors, a great number of them graphic designers and theorists, who express their opinions on the famous font. It is seen as neutral and efficient, concise yet inexpressive, purposeful yet not caustic, utilitarian ...

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    The American experience. Liberators--fighting on two fronts in World War II / Catalog Record Only

    Focuses on regiments of black soldiers during World War II and the racism to which they were subjected. Shows the horrors of the concentration camps from which the soldiers liberated other victims of racism--Jews, gypsies, etc. Uses both archival footage and interviews with former soldiers and concentration camp survivors.

    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video

    Desperate journey / Catalog Record Only

    LP11658 PAu1-712-101 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 26Sep42; LP11658. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Co. NM: colorization. DCR 1991; REG 10Sep92; PAu1-712-101. Director of photography, Bert Glennon ; film editor, Rudi Fehr ; music by Max Steiner. Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey. Colorized version made by Turner Entertainment Co. ...

    • Date: 1942