• 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
    Street car chivalry
    Streetcar chivalry
    From Edison films catalog: Scene shows interior of crowded street-car. A young lady enters and every man in the car offers her his seat. Presently an elderly stout lady with arm full of bundles enters. All male passengers immediately bury their faces in their papers, while the lady swings on the strap. A sudden jerk of the car lands her in the lap of ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    A frontier flirtation
    Frontier flirtation, or how the tenderfoot won out | How the tenderfoot won out
    Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. On a park bench center stage sits a well-dressed woman with a dark veil obscuring her face, holding an open parasol overhead and a closed fan in her lap. A mustached cowboy enters, dressed in fringed chaps, boots, Western hat, neck kerchief, and pistol belt. When he spies the woman, he ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    Kiss me Opens on a stage set of a street with a sidewalk and a high fence completely covered with female burlesque troupe posters. The four posters visible advertise actual contemporary burlesquers Fred Irwin's Majestics, Rose Sydell (of her London Belles), Phil Sheridan's New City Sports (with the tag line "Ain't we three birds"), and the Rentz-Santley Co. One of the center posters--that for Rose Sydell--features ...
    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Film, Video
    Strapless / Catalog Record Only PA483-652 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Granada Film Productions, Ltd. DCR 1989; REG 6Jul90; PUB 5Oct89; PA483-652. Co-producer, Patsy Pollock ; music, Nick Bicat ; editor, Edward Marnier. Blair Brown, Bruno Ganz, Bridget Fonda. Baseline data base list release date as 1990. LC has U.S. release copy. Sources used: Halliwell's film guide, 1993, p. 1068; Screen international film & TV yearbook, 1989-90, p. 14; Baseline ...
    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video
    Kika / Catalog Record Only A dizzy dame hairdresser, Kika, gets involved with a homicidal expatriate Yank writer, Nicholas, and his bewildered stepson, Ramon, an uncommunicative underwear photographer; a vampish, oddball femme tv reporter, Andrea, who's constantly on the lookout for "reality" scoops and who wears a rubber suit with a revolving video camera mounted on her head; a lesbian maid, Juana, and her mentally-deficient convicted rapist brother, Pablo, ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Bad behaviour /
    Bad behavior Catalog Record Only
    Stephen Rea and Sinead Cusack star as a thirty something couple remodeling their marraige, as they remodel their house. Ellie McAllister (Sinead Cusack) looks at her options: separation, the singles scene, more job and less mothering or recapturing her dreams. Gerry McAllister (Stephen Rea), meanwhile, is attracted to the freshness of a young co-worker in the city planning department. He imagines himself as a ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    The piano / Catalog Record Only PA672-097 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: CIBY 2000. DCR 1992; PUB 19May93; REG 26Aug93; PA672-097. Working title per Baseline, 8/16/93: The piano lesson. Music, Michael Nyman ; editor, Veronika Jenet ; director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; associate producer, Mark Turnbull ; executive produer for CIBY 2000, Alain Depardieu. Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin, Kerry Walker. In English with subtitles for the ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Wolf / Catalog Record Only Will Randall, a successful Manhattan book editor, is bitten on the hand by a wolf. The first sign that something is wrong is the hair growing around the bite on his hand. He uses his heightened sensory powers, increased youthfulness and energy to scheme against his sniveling two-faced former protege Steward, his new boss Raymond, and his two-timing wife Charlotte. Will seeks solace with ...
    • Contributor: Nichols, Mike - Harrison, Jim - Strick, Wesley - Nicholson, Jack - Pfeiffer, Michelle - Spader, James - Nelligan, Kate - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    A low down dirty Shame / Catalog Record Only Expelled from the police force after a botched drug bust, Andre Shame is now working as a private investigator. Retained by DEA agent Rothmiller to track down $20 million in missing drug money, Shame discovers that the drug lord, thought dead, is still alive. Shame hooks up with his long-lost girlfriend Angela. With the help of his trash-talking, soap opera-obsessed, loyal devoted assistant, Peaches, ...
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    Don Juan DeMarco /
    Don Juan De Marco | Don Juan and the centerfold | Don Juan DeMarco and the centerfold Catalog Record Only
    Don Juan DeMarco stands atop a billboard and pledges to jump because he cannot be with his true love, Dona Inez. Jack Mickler, a psychiatrist, persuades him to change his mind. Mickler is given ten days to diagnose him and to recommend treatment. During their sessions, Don Juan DeMarco tells Mickler about his life story and his numerous encounters with women, including falling in ...
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    The brothers McMullen / Catalog Record Only Three Irish Catholic brothers from Long Island struggle to deal with love, marriage, and infidelity.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Before sunrise / Catalog Record Only PA644-125 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Castle Rock Entertainment. DCR 1995; PUB 27Jan95; REG 19Oct95; PA644-125. Production design, Florian Reichmann ; editor, Sandra Adair ; camera, Lee Daniel. Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy. Sources used: Sight and sound, 4/95, p. 4.; Variety, 1/23/95; copyright data base. Received: 11/03/95; viewing print; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection. Not viewed.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Waiting to exhale / Catalog Record Only The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers. Savannah Jackson moves from Denver to Phoenix, the home of her best friend, Bernadine, intent on becoming a successful TV producer and snagging Mr. Right. Bernadine learns that her husband is leaving her for his younger, white bookkeeper. Their highly successful, sexually adventurous friend, Robin ...
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Faithful / Catalog Record Only PA791-388 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: PUB 3Apr96; PA791-388. Copyright notice on film: Faithful Productions, Inc. ; 1995. Director of photography, Fred Murphy ; edited by Nicholas C. Smith ; music by Phillip Johnston. Cher, Chazz Palminteri, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Mazursky, Amber Smith. Based on the play Faithful by Chazz Palminteri. Sources used: Baseline database, 7/9/96; Internet movie database, 7/9/96; copyright data sheet. Received: 6/18/96; ...
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    She's the one / Catalog Record Only Mickey Fitzgerald thinks he is happy being a cab driver and living the life of a carefree bachelor until he gives Hope, a beautiful free-spirited graduate student on her way to Paris, a ride in his cab. Francis Fitzgerald, Mickey's brother, thinks he is happy making a killing on Wall Street and being married to his vivacious college sweetheart Renee until he has an ...
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    The romantic Englishwoman / Catalog Record Only PA800-009 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: PUB 12Sep75; PA800-009. Copyright notice on film: National Film Trustee Company, Ltd., London, England ; 1975. Production designer, Richard MacDonald ; editor, Reginald Beck ; music composed, arranged & conducted by Richard Hartley ; director of photography, Gerry Fisher. Glenda Jackson, Michael Caine, Helmut Berger, Michel Lonsdale, Beatrice Romand, Kate Nelligan. From the novel The romantic Englishwoman by Thomas ...
    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video
    The love letter / Catalog Record Only In the sleepy New England town of Loblolly By The Sea, a letter has arrived that is going to wake things up. It is a love letter-ardent, sensual and unsigned. Everybody who reads it wonders who it's for and who it's from. As the letter falls into different hands, some residents of the small town start to eye one another with renewed interest.
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    Sunset strip / Catalog Record Only A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives.
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    Autumn in New York / Catalog Record Only A May-December romance. He's 48, on the cover of New York magazine, an upscale restaurateur, and a womanizer who rejects ideas of love. She's 22, living with her grandmother, artistic, facing a tumor that's life-threatening, which she tells him about the morning after their first night, when he tells her not to expect permanence from him. Will finds Charlotte unprecedented and unpredictable, and experiences ...
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    Last night /
    Minuit Catalog Record Only
    As the new millennium approaches, the world is known to be coming to an end. This modest comedy-drama examines how people face their impending doom. Mobs take to the street to party or riot, but some people spend their last hours seeking final fulfillment. Patrick is an architect who plans to meet the end having dinner alone, listening to Mahler. Sandra and Duncan, a ...
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    Driftwood / Catalog Record Only A French sculptress finds an injured man washed ashore on the beach in a remote section of Ireland and entraps him into staying with her, holding him prisoner.
    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video
    2046 /
    Twenty forty-six Catalog Record Only
    A young man, who has tried to forget his lost love by meeting different young women, starts to write a novel about a young man falling in love with a machine-made young woman on the number 2046 train.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    3-iron /
    Three-iron Catalog Record Only
    A young drifter enters strangers' houses, and lives, while owners are away. He spends a night or a day squatting in, repaying their unwitting hospitality by doing laundry or small repairs. His life changes when he runs into a beautiful woman in an affluent mansion who is ready to escape her unhappy, abusive marriage.
    • Contributor: Kim, Ki-Dŏk - Lee, Seung-Yeon - Jaehee - Cineclick Asia (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Memoirs of a geisha / Catalog Record Only Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geishas.
    • Date: 2005