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  • Film, Video

    The voice of the violin /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:56 (part 1), 3:06 (part 2), 3:54 (part 3), 3:58 (part 4), and 4:51 (part 5) at 18 fps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Source used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939.

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Edison Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video

    [The centaurs--excerpts] /

    A half human-half horse boy and girl meet and fall in love. They have a baby and go home to their parents for a happy reunion.

    • Contributor: McCay, Winsor - McCay, John - Fitzsimmons, John A. - Rialto Productions - Afi/Cinémathèque Canadienne Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1921
  • Film, Video

    The messenger boy's mistake /

    From Edison films catalog: "Cholly" wishes to call on his best girl and send her a large bouquet. To find out if the girl really loves him, he sends a note with the messenger boy requesting her to "wear this" if she does. The boy delivers the note and a package which the young lady opens and finds an old pair of trousers and ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video

    A romance of the rail /

    From Edison films catalog: A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest. It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl, dressed in white, seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train. A young man approaches, also dressed in white, and the two immediately fall in love. The Lackawanna Limited then rolls into the station and ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video

    Interrupted lovers /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Another instance where "the course of true love never runs smooth." From Edison films catalog: The watchful father disturbs a dream of bliss, and the bucolic lover is taught a lesson. He made a great hit. 140 feet. $21.00.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (gordon) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896
  • Film, Video

    Krazy Kat goes a-wooing /

    Krazy Kat's serenade outside the window of Ignatz Mouse meets with a barrage of bricks.

    • Contributor: Searl, Leon A. - Herriman, George - International Film Service - Ernst (louise) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
  • Film, Video

    The dinosaur and the missing link, a prehistoric tragedy /

    Uses clay animation to tell a story of prehistoric times. Three suitors, named the Duke, Stonejaw Steve, and Theophilus Ivoryhead, compete for the hand of Miss Araminta Rockface. Ivoryhead, an unassuming weakling, wins her hand when the others mistakenly believe that he has killed a large ape which was actually felled by a dinosaur.

    • Contributor: O'brien, Willis - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - K.E.S.E. (firm) - Kleine (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    R.F.D., 10,000 B.C. /

    An animated mannequin comedy (also known as an O'Brien plastic stop-work comedy) set in prehistoric times. Henry Saurus, the mailman, and Johnny Bearskin, the favored suitor, vie for the affections of Winnie Warclub on Valentine's Day.

    • Contributor: O'brien, Willis - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    Maude's naughty little brother /

    "In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of the regular chappy type enters and seats himself at the table. As soon as the meal commences the inevitable wicked small boy sneaks in unobserved, and producing ...

    • 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

    A frontier flirtation

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 1Oct1903; H36403. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:48 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video

    The serenaders

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11Nov1902; H23801. Original main title lacking. Bitzer is listed as cameraman on ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    Words and music / Catalog Record Only

    A musical version of the lives and work of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart featuring twenty-two of their songs.

    • Date: 1948
  • Film, Video

    Indecent proposal / Catalog Record Only

    PA-610-723 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Paramount Pictures Corporation. DCR 1992; REG 7May93; PUB 24Mar93; PA-610-723. Co-producer, Michael Tadross ; executive producer, Tom Schulman and Alex Gartner ; music composed by John Barry. by Basil Poledouris. Robert Redford, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson. Based upon the novel by Jack Engelhard. Source used: Variety, 4-12-93. Received: 5-17-93; ref print; copyright deposit--MPA; Copyright Collection.

    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video

    Solitaire for 2 / Catalog Record Only

    Daniel, a smug, self-centered behavioral psychologist, who is accustomed to women falling for him, falls hard for Katie, a straight-laced paleontology lecturer who is in love with her work.

    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video

    Thousands cheer / Catalog Record Only

    A World War Two musical about an aerialist who is reluctantly drafted into the army, has difficulty with military discipline and falls in love with the colonel's daughter. Arrested while trying to elope, he is released in order to perform for the troops, where a few near misses remind him of the importance of teamwork. A changed man, he appears at his court martial ...

    • Date: 1943
  • Film, Video

    Romeo and Juliet / Catalog Record Only

    Two young lovers are destroyed by the bitter feud between their powerful families, the Montagues and the Capulets. Set in Verona during the Renaissance.

    • Date: 1968
  • Film, Video

    Swing time Catalog Record Only

    Lucky Garnett, a featured troupe dancer and professional gambler, falls in love with Penny Carrol, a dance school instructor. Their attempts to audition as a dance team are hampered by the jealousy of band leader Ricky Romero who is in love with Penny. Their romance is hampered by Lucky's engagement to a girl back home. In the end all the problems are sorted out ...

    • Date: 1986
  • Film, Video

    For me and my gal / Catalog Record Only

    The story of the ups and downs of the careers and love lives of three vaudevillians who team up shortly before the beginning of World War I. They dissolve the act during the war, but are reconciled and reunited for a triumphant performance at the Palace after the war is over.

    • Date: 1942
  • Film, Video

    Swing time / Catalog Record Only

    Lucky Garnett, a featured troupe dancer and professional gambler, falls in love with Penny Carrol, a dance school instructor. Their attempts to audition as a dance team are hampered by the jealousy of band leader Ricky Romero who is in love with Penny. Their romance is hampered by Lucky's engagement to a girl back home. In the end all the problems are sorted out ...

    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video

    The American president / Catalog Record Only

    Andrew Shepherd is a consummate politician and a man of integrity, who also happens to be a widower, ready to start dating again. He is swept off his feet by Sydney Ellen Wade. His critics rant that it is immoral and his friends proclaim that it's romantic, but one thing is certain, all that stands between true love and re-election is the approval of ...

    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video

    Laḥn al-wafāʼ Catalog Record Only

    This romantic musical film tells the story of an aspiring young singer who falls in love with the same girl his tutor wants to marry.

    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video

    al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah / Catalog Record Only

    In this romantic comedy two lovers want to get married, but the girl's mother is totally against it. They decide to force her into agreeing to their match by staging a scandal. However, they soon learn that creating a scandal isn't as easy as it seems.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Türev / Catalog Record Only

    Nazım is a successful young Istnabul writer who is about to marry Süreyya. Süreyya is not sure about Nazım's love and so she asks her best friend Burcu to seduce him in order to test his fidelity.

    • Contributor: Inaç, Ulaş Inan - Bereket, Beste - Şantırcıoğlu, Gülçin - Yalçıner, Güçl - Camerart Film (firm) - D Yapım Reklamcılık Ve Dağıtım A.Ş. (firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    How men propose / Catalog Record Only

    Grace Darling is conducting dispassionate research for her article about male coutship rituals: three men in succession propose marriage to her; she accepts all three proposals. Since the men are roommates, they discover their problem in short order and return to her for an explanation.

    • Date: 1913
  • Film, Video

    The pride of the clan / Catalog Record Only

    "After her father, the chieftain of a clan off the western coast of Scotland, dies at sea during a storm, Marget MacTavish consoles the other clan members even though she is heartbroken. On the Sabbath, Marget takes command as chieftain and drives everyone into the nearly empty church, except for David Pitcairn, who thinks that praying is fruitless. When Marget and Jamie Campbell, a ...

    • Date: 1917