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  • 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

    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

    On the town / Catalog Record Only

    A musical dance comedy in which three sailors on a twenty-four-hour pass find romance and excitement on a whirlwind tour of New York City.

    • Date: 1949
  • Film, Video

    M'liss / Catalog Record Only

    A comedy-melodrama set in the mining town, Red Gulch, Calif., about the untamed daughter (Mary Pickford) of the town drunk (Theodore Roberts) who falls in love with the new schoolteacher (Thomas Meighan) who is accused of murdering her father and the situations that occur during his murder trial.

    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    Scouting for Washington; a tale of the Revolution. Catalog Record Only

    Orphan Stuart Schuyler and wealthy colonist Tom Ludow, who both love Squire Hathaway's daughter Pearl, enlist in the revolutionary army to fight against the British. Stuart reluctantly accompanies brave Tom on a dangerous mission into British territory in New York, where Tom is captured and impressed into service. Stuart returns to camp, and falsely informs his superiors that Tom turned traitor. Stuart is honored ...

    • Date: 1917
  • 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

    That kind of woman / Catalog Record Only

    A woman kept in handsome circumstances falls in love with a soldier. She even gives up the thought of marrying her parmour for the new lover.

    • Date: 1958
  • 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

    Under the Biltmore clock / Catalog Record Only

    Myra Harper is a flapper who at age 21 has already dated and discarded a score of men. But Myra doesn't tire of shy Knowleton Whitney for two good reasons: she's ready to settle down and Knowleton is filthy rich. Following their engagement, there remains only the matter of meeting his very eccentric parents.

    • Date: 1985
  • Film, Video

    The Star / Catalog Record Only

    Despite her fame and popularity as a dancer, Pauline Deverau is giving it up for a career as an actress. Clarence Inbad, one of her most ardent fans, attends her last dance performance. He becomes so enamored of Pauline that he attempts to force his way backstage to meet her. He is thrown out. Sometime later, to prepare for a dramatic role, Pauline takes ...

    • Date: 1913
  • Film, Video

    The Lady of the photograph / Catalog Record Only

    A young American woman and a disinherited member of an English family fall in love while the woman is visiting in England. In order to pay off his gambling debts, the young man goes to America; there he encounters a soap millionaire who promises to help him financially if he will aid him with his sweetheart, who turns out to be the Englishman's sweetheart ...

    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    Ōsaka monogatari Greed / Catalog Record Only

    Alternate English title: Tale of Ōsaka. Polly Matthews notes that "Yoshimura took over the direction of Ōsaka monogatari after Mizoguchi's death and the film suffers from the change. The destruction of the family by the father's greed for money is a quickly drawn sketch that could have been more developed. The comic scenes come off the best in Yoshimura's 39th film." Original format: ? ...

    • Contributor: Nagata, Masaichi - Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Yoda, Yoshikata - Mizoguchi, Kenji - Sugiyama, Kōhei - Mizutani, Hiroshi - Ifukube, Akira - Kaibara, Yukio
    • Date: 1957
  • Film, Video

    Cy Whittaker's ward / Catalog Record Only

    A retired sea captain returns home to a New England sea coast village where he adopts a homeless little girl and fights to retain custody of her, struggles against the corrupt local political machine, and decides to marry the young school teacher.

    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    Blade o' grass / Catalog Record Only

    A man is deserted by his wife and takes refuge from civilization by going with his small daughter to a remote section of the Maine woods. The girl grows up and falls in love with a wealthy hunter; the father drives off the hunter and sends the girl to live with his wealthy sister. The girl soon tires of high society and returns to ...

    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video

    Omnibus. Merry widow / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series devoted entirely to a performance of Franz Lehar's The Merry widow.

    • Date: 1954
  • Film, Video

    Through the keyhole / Catalog Record Only

    Mrs. Hunter Fortune wants to marry Millionbucks, and her son, Algernon Hasno Fortune, wants to marry Millionbucks' daughter, Helen, after meeting them at a hotel. Helen prefers Freddy Bounce, the hotel owner's son. Millionbucks is entranced by Mrs. Hunter Fortune and prefers Algernon for Helen. Freddy gets Algernon away from Helen by dangling him out a window and later making him captive. Millionbucks peers ...

    • Date: 1914
  • Film, Video

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 6 segments of varying lengths. The first, fourth, and last segments were originally produced on film.

    • Date: 1952
  • Film, Video

    Histoire d'un Pierrot = Pierrot the prodigal / Catalog Record Only

    Pierrot courts and marries Louisette; she deserts him when a former rival for her affections pushes Pierrot into a life of dissipation. After six years and with the aid of his fatherly good friend, Pochinet, Pierrot is reunited with his wife and young son.

    • Date: 1913
  • Film, Video

    Just squaw / Catalog Record Only

    A young, white girl, Fawn, was kidnapped as a child and raised as an Indian. Only Fawn's half-brother, the Half-breed, knows this secret. He watches over her from a secret hiding place, having been accused of many crimes he did not commit. Snake Le Gal's gang is really responsible for the crimes. A young stranger, Hollister (alias Watkins), comes to town to avenge the ...

    • Date: 1919
  • Film, Video

    A Modern Garrick / Catalog Record Only

    Gwendoline becomes infatuated with Richard Hamspiel, an actor playing Romeo, and she develops a mania for playing Juliet. Her fiancé, Carhart, cures her with the aid of a hypnotist and Hamspiel himself.

    • Date: 1913
  • Film, Video

    Little Bo-Peep / Catalog Record Only

    Rushville's hotelier Squire Skinner took his mule cart to the train station to meet passengers needing his "bus." One day he found a fare, and took her to the hotel. She registered as La Belle Petroleum, heel dancer, but was really a "vampire" (i.e., vamp), and rehearsed in the woods to the fascination of Heeza Boob the shepherd, and his flock of goats. Eventually, ...

    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    Soap / Catalog Record Only

    Billy McDonald, a struggling young artist, and Patsy Peters, an actress who is the daughter of a wealthy soap manufacturer, want to marry, but the artist's rich, old uncle objects to his nephew marrying an actress. In a scheme to win over the uncle, the young woman poses as a Quaker; the old uncle falls in love with her, and he gives her what ...

    • Date: 1916
  • Film, Video

    A Lady's morals / Catalog Record Only

    Paul Brandt (Reginald Denny), a young composer, falls in love with Jenny Lind (Grace Moore), a famous Swedish singer. He follows her from city to city to watch her perform. While in Sweden he goes blind following an accident in the gallery of the opera house. Paul disappears as he cannot accept the love of the operatic star. Later in America when she sings, ...

    • Date: 1930
  • Film, Video

    The Magic skin / Catalog Record Only

    Ralph Valentine, a penniless pianist, goes to Paris to pursue his career. He is attracted to two women: Pauline, the sweet and innocent daughter of his landlady, and Flora Margot, a woman of loose morals who runs with a wild crowd. Because of his irrational passion for Flora, Ralph makes a bargain with Satan, who gives him a magic skin which gratifies every wish ...

    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video

    The Devil makes three / Catalog Record Only

    A romance set in post war Germany and Austria, between an American Army Captain and the daughter of a German couple who helped him after his escape from prison camp. He returns to visit them only to find that the couple perished in an air raid and their surviving daughter is working as a night club hostess. She is forced by Nazi sympathizers to ...

    • Date: 1952