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  • Film, Video

    The Spanish-American War in motion pictures Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Features sixty-eight motion pictures produced between 1898 and 1901 of the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine Revolution. Made by the Edison Manufacturing Company and the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, films depict troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other war-time events. Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library ...

    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    My days have been so wondrous free

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Francis - Parnell, Thomas - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 1775
  • Film, Video

    Pathe Review [Vol. 3] no. 118. Catalog Record Only

    Newsreel, Theatrical; historical. Rcvd: 5/12/71. AFI gift to LC; AFI acquired from Tayler. Oil marks, buckle, pos curl.

    • Date: 1920
  • Film, Video

    The Oncoming revolution, 1775-76. Catalog Record Only

    Presents a historical overview of the basic concepts of freedom. Critical events leading up to the Declaration of independence and the Revolutionary War are portrayed as news events of today.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    [Molly Pitcher] / Catalog Record Only

    A series of takes for a historical drama about Molly Pitcher and her part in the Battle of Monmouth on June 28, 1778, when she fired the cannon in place of her husband who had been killed in battle. Shows man holding shot cards indicating production and scene numbers. Short unrelated titles bridge scenes.

    • Date: 1916
  • Film, Video

    Voices of the American Revolution: Edward Marshall, loyalist. Catalog Record Only

    Edward Marshall, a fictitious character of American Revolutionary times, examines the conflicting emotions of an American loyalist who finds himself in a civil war in South Carolina.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    George Washington, his life and times. Uniting the colonies / Catalog Record Only

    Depicts events in the life of George Washington, picturing him as the Commander in Chief of the Virginia Regiment, and describing his first meeting with Martha Custis and his election to the House of Burgesses. Discusses the colonists and their resentment against taxation by the British, showing views of the beginning of the war at Lexington and Concord and of the appointment of George ...

    • Date: 1931
  • Film, Video

    Investigating history. Buried secrets of the Revolutionary war / Catalog Record Only

    In 1777, colonists in upstate New York found themselves the targets of attacks from Native Americans who were essentially working as mercenaries for the British. One of their apparent victims was Jane McRea, a Tory loyalist. Aided by DNA analysis, computer facial reconstruction, and historical research, scientists try to resolve questions about her death and mysteries uncovered in her grave.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    The patriot / Catalog Record Only

    Benjamin Martin a South Carolina planter is still haunted by his notoriously brutal past as a soldier in the French and Indian War. When the American Revolution comes, he chooses not to fight for the Continental Army because he wants to protect his family. But when the British Colonel Tavington threatens his welfare and kills one of his sons, he chooses to enlist.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    Voices of the American Revolution: Josiah Thatcher, Yorktown veteran. Catalog Record Only

    Josiah Thatcher, a fictitious character of American Revolutionary times, describes the elation and uncertainty of victory in the American cause.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    George Washington, his life and times. Winning independence / Catalog Record Only

    Depicts events in the Revolutionary War, beginning with the Battle of Bunker Hill and the training of the troops by George Washington. Pictures the signing of the Declaration of Independence, describes various battles of the war, shows the Americans wintering at Valley Forge, and includes views of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown and of Washington bidding farewell to his officers. With intertitles.

    • Date: 1931
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    The Battle of Bunker Hill / Catalog Record Only

    The story of the first major conflict of the American Revolution, and how two fathers and two sons left their farms, and joined the battle to defend the heights overlooking Boston Harbor.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The Revolutionary war. Victory or death / Catalog Record Only

    Washington crosses the Delaware and the tide of war turns. In Misfortunes of war, The British open a new front on the New York frontier, while in Paris, an aging Benjamin Franklin uses all his charms to convince France to join the fight. In the Widening war, a German drillmaster at Valley Forge named Von Stuben turns farmers into soldiers, and George Rogers Clark ...

    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four episodes of varying lengths.

    • Date: 1954
  • Film, Video

    The Revolutionary war. Climactic battle / Catalog Record Only

    America loses two armies to the British, along with the traitor Benedict Arnold. The Revolution becomes a bloody civil war in the South, where rebel hopes rest on a phantom army of guerrillas led by the Swamp Fox. Nathaniel Greene wages the most daring campaign of the war and Washington and Cornwallis fight at Yorktown.

    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video

    The Revolutionary War Catalog Record Only

    Oliver Mayhew, one of the youngest soldiers of the Revolutionary War, tells the story of the war for American independence.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Christopher - Lewis, Linda - Beckmann, Eric R. - Landmark Media, Inc - Entertainment Group (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2002
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    The time of their lives / Catalog Record Only

    "Lou Costello plays a Revolutionary War-era tinker, whose prized possession is a letter from George Washington, commending Costello as a loyal patriot. Costello's lady love is Anne Gillis, maidservant to aristocratic Jess Barker. Costello's rival in romance is Barker's butler Bud Abbott, who locks the tubby tinker in a trunk to keep him away from Gillis. Meanwhile, Gillis stumbles onto a plot to betray ...

    • Contributor: Barton, Charles - Burton, Val - Abbott, Bud - Costello, Lou - Reynolds, Marjorie - Universal Pictures (firm) - Afi/Universal Pictures Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1946
  • Film, Video

    Voices of the American Revolution: Samuel Stark, merchant. Catalog Record Only

    Samuel Stark, a fictitious character of American Revolutionary times, explains the advantages and risks involved in the American rebellion.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    John Adams

    While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the ...

    • Contributor: Hooper, Tom - Coatsworth, David - Shareshian, Steven - Hanks, Tom - Goetzman, Gary - Giamatti, Paul - Linney, Laura - Huston, Danny - Lloyd, John Bedford - Theroux, Justin ... Hooper, Tom - Coatsworth, David - Shareshian, Steven - Hanks, Tom - Goetzman, Gary - Giamatti, Paul - Linney, Laura - Huston, Danny - Lloyd, John Bedford - Theroux, Justin - Coster, Ritchie - Henry, Guy - Dillane, Stephen - Morse, David - Ivanek, Zeljko - Dossett, John - Anglade, Jean-Hugues - Magre, Judith - Hinkle, Steven - Taylor, Madeline - Huff, Neal - Wilkinson, Tom - Hollander, Tom - Polley, Sarah - Moss-Bachrach, Ebon - Sewell, Rufus - Barnett, Samuel - Scott, Andrew - Lane, Rob - Vitarelli, Joseph - Oliver, Melanie - Jackson, Gemma - Fujimoto, Tak - Cohen, Danny - Ellis, Kirk - Ashford, Michelle - McCullough, David G. - Hbo Films - Playtone (firm) - Hbo Video (firm) - Home Box Office (firm)
    • Date: 2008
  • 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

    Roots

    An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    The American Revolution--themes and things. Catalog Record Only

    Offers children a tour of the American Revolutionary war era.

    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video

    Democracy and France. Catalog Record Only

    Shows the influence of the American Revolution on the French Revolution of 1789. Illustrates other examples of American influence on French democracy in the 19th century.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    The American Revolution: two views. Catalog Record Only

    Part 1 deals with pre-Revolutionary years in the Colonies and part 2 discusses the same period in England. Part 3 focuses on the war years and part 4 describes the postwar period on both sides of the Atlantic.

    • Date: 1975