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  • 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 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

    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

    You were never lovelier / Catalog Record Only

    Maria is the eldest daughter of hotel magnate Edwardo Acuña, "the most opinionated man in South America." Having inherited her father's misanthropy, Maria has created havoc for her sisters who can't wed until she marries a man of Acuña's choice. Along comes Robert Davis, a carefree American dancer, down on his luck in Argentina. Unfortunately for Robert, Acuña can't stand him , especially when ...

    • Date: 1985
  • 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

    Love and other sorrows / Catalog Record Only

    In St. Louis during the summer in the 1950's, it's a great summer for the coming-of-age of a sixteen year old boy. A great summer to learn a little about love and a lot about life. Ben Griffin lives with his widowed mother and beautiful 22-year-old sister, Dodie. Through the eyes and heart of Ben, the story follows Ben's mother's need for his sister ...

    • Contributor: Gomer, Steven - Goldberg, Dick - Franz, Elizabeth - Mailer, Stephen - Morris, Haviland - Collet, Christopher - Garrett, Spencer - Lc Off-Air Taping Collection (library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    The glass key / Catalog Record Only

    Paul Madvig, a shady politician, falls in love with Janet, daughter of the candidate for Governor, against the wishes of his friend and adviser, Ed. One night Taylor, Janet's playboy brother, is found murdered and suspicion falls on Paul, who had objected to Taylor's friendship with his sister Opal. Nick Varna, a political enemy, plots to bring about Paul's downfall, but Ed steps in ...

    • Date: 1942
  • 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

    Tini zabutykh predkiv = Shadows of forgotten ancestors / Catalog Record Only

    A deeply heartfelt story set during the early part of the 20th century in the Ukrainian Carpathians, centering on Ivan whose life is marked with sadness. First his brother is killed while saving him from a falling tree. Then his father is murdered, forcing Ivan and his mother to live in poverty. He falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of the man responsible ...

    • Contributor: Paradzhanov, Serge - Chendeĭ, Ivan - Mykolaĭchuk, Ivan - Kadochnykova, Larysa - Bestai︠e︡va, T. - Bahashvili, S. - Illi︠e︡nko, I︠u︡ri - Kot︠s︡i︠u︡bynsʹkyĭ, Mykhaĭlo - Kinostudii︠a︡ Imeni Oleksandra Dovz︠h︡enka - Sovėksportfilʹm (firm) - Connoisseur Video Collection (firm) - Janus Films Collection (library of Congress) - Lc Purchase Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1965
  • 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