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  • 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of five segments of varying lengths.

    • Date: 1953
  • Film, Video

    Salt of the earth. Catalog Record Only

    Sinful John and Snowshoe Sam, two Nevada prospectors, "salt" some worthless land they own with gold dust in order to entice Brandon P. Hyde, a New York mining promoter who swindled their late friend Pyrites Kincaid, to buy the land. Kincaid's daughter Marjorie had fallen in love with Hyde's son Wallace, a medical student, and decided to become a nurse. When Wallace returns to ...

    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    Up in arms / Catalog Record Only

    Wartime musical comedy about a hypochondriac elevator operator who, after being drafted into the Army, becomes a surprise hero. Infatuated with nurse Mary, Danny Weems tries to set up his friend Joe with her friend and fellow nurse Virginia, but Virginia is crazy about Danny and Joe and Mary fall for each other. After all four enter the Army, Danny, Joe, and Virginia discover ...

    • Date: 1944
  • Film, Video

    Pride and prejudice / Catalog Record Only

    Tale of pre-Victorian British country society in which Mrs. Bennett is faced with the task of marrying her five daughters, of whom the oldest, intelligent and witty Elizabeth, becomes involved with the proud sophisticate Mr. D'Arcy, before all ends well.

    • Contributor: Leonard, Robert Z. - Stromberg, Hunt - Huxley, Aldous - Murfin, Jane - Jerome, Helen - Garson, Greer - Olivier, Laurence - Austen, Jane - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Loew's Incorporated - Turner Entertainment Co. Collection (library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1940
  • Film, Video

    The Corporal's daughter / Catalog Record Only

    A corporal's daughter is snubbed by her lieutenant fiancé. Her father is transferred to the frontier, and she travels west with him in order to help forget her unfortunate love affair. At the new post she meets a self-sacrificing scout, and their romance blossoms during a series of Indian raids.

    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video

    The Matinee girl / Catalog Record Only

    Vera, a stage-struck young woman, coquettishly asks dancing star Stuart Harcourt to help her obtain a stage career; Stuart offers his assistance and his passionate advances to Vera in his dressing room, but is cut short when his wife, whose existence was unknown to Vera, appears at the theater. Later, at home, Vera gets her revenge by giving Harcourt's autographed photograph to her black ...

    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    ʻAllimūnī al-ḥubb Catalog Record Only

    A romantic film about the delicate relationship between a music teacher and his sensitive student. Both of them are too shy to express their true feelings for each other.

    • Date: 2003
  • 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

    The Lonesome girl / Catalog Record Only

    A young mountain girl discovers that her sweetheart is married, and follows James Montgomery Flagg's advice: "If at first you don't find love, move, move again." She turns down the path toward a military camp in search of a single man.

    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    Hushing the scandal / Catalog Record Only

    Mr. Droppington (Chester Conklin) is engaged to marry Mary. Mr. Gussle (Syd Chaplin) also wants to marry Mary. When Mary's mother, Mrs. Wiggs, gives her daughter an engagement party, both Mr. Droppington and Mr. Gussle attend and vye for Mary's attention. Their jealous antics create chaos at the party.

    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video

    Brother Rat / Catalog Record Only

    Two wild-spirited cadets at the Virginia Military Institute, Billy Randolph and Dan Crawford, try to hold back their rule-breaking tendencies in the weeks before graduation but things get a bit harried and difficult when their buddy Bing, who is secretly married, learns that his wife is pregnant. When Dan starts romancing the commandant's daughter Claire and Billy woos Joyce, the pair realize that they ...

    • Date: 1938
  • 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: 1936
  • Film, Video

    The Cameraman / Catalog Record Only

    Tintype photographer Buster falls in love with Sally, a secretary for M-G-M newsreels; he sells his camera and buys an old movie camera. To satisfy Sally, he films news events hoping to interest M-G-M, but fails. He finally endears himself to Sally when he rescues her from drowning after she falls overboard during a regatta.

    • Date: 1928
  • Film, Video

    Tom, Dick, and Harry / Catalog Record Only

    LP10594 PAu1-791-600 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.; 17Jul41; LP10594. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright: Turner Entertainment Co.; PAu1-791-600. Copyright notice for minor change version on video: RKO Pictures ; 1992. Musical score by Roy Webb ; director of photography, Merritt Gerstad ; edited by John Sturges. Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Alan Marshal, Burgess Meredith. Colorized version made by ...

    • Date: 1941