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    [Dickson greeting]
    Early Edison camera tests; | Early Edison camera tests
    Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1891
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    Uncle Josh at the moving picture show "Here we present a side-splitter. Uncle Josh occupies a box at a vaudeville theatre, and a moving picture show is going on. First there appears upon the screen a dancer. Uncle Josh jumps to the stage and endeavors to make love to her, but she flits away, and immediately there appears upon the screen the picture of an express train running at sixty miles ...
    • Contributor: Manley, Charles - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1902
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    Last action hero / Catalog Record Only PA620-933 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. DCR 1993; PUB 17Jun93; REG 21Jun93; PA620-933. Executive producer, Arnold Schwarzenegger ; story by Zak Penn and Adam Leff ; music by Michael Kamen ; edited by John Wright ; director of photography, Dean Semler. Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Austin O'Brien. Baseline gives Steve Roth Productions and Columbia Pictures as production companies. ...
    • Date: 1993
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    Cecil B. Demented / Catalog Record Only A lunatic indie-film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
    • Date: 2000
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    Berberian sound studio Catalog Record Only "The fragile psyche of a respected British sound engineer starts to crack when he goes to work on a gruesome Italian horror film. A veteran of nature documentaries, talented engineer Gilderoy accepts a job working on boisterous Italian horror auteur Gianfranco Santini's 'The Equestrian Vortex,' but finds the gruesome subject matter becoming too much to take as he's barraged with a series of horrifying ...
    • Contributor: Strickland, Peter - Griffiths, Keith - Burke, Mary - Jones, Toby - Mancino, Antonio - Fusco, Cosimo - Illumination Films - Warp X (Firm) - Screen Yorkshire (Firm) - Artificial Eye (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
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    [Motion picture stills collection in the Library of Congress] / Catalog Record Only Contains ca. 92,000 publicity stills from some 6700 motion pictures released between 1942 and 1982, most from the periods 1942-45, 1950-56 and 1968-82. Most are from American features, but several hundred foreign features are represented, many of them British.
    • Date: 1983
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    Basantī hāvā : Yādava Kharelakā calacitrakā gītaharu ; saṅgītakāra Śambhūjita Bāsakoṭā. Catalog Record Only Nepali motion picture.
    • Contributor: Kharela, Yādava
    • Date: 1999
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    Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films /
    50 preserved films Catalog Record Only
    An anthology of films from American film archives. In addition to rare silent-era features, includes landmark independent and avant-garde works, documentaries and newsreels, earliest American movies, pioneering special effects, one-reel adventures and comedies, cartoons and experimental animation, home movies, travel films from the 1910s, working training films from the 1920s, political ads from the 1930's, and other film types invented during the first four ...
    • Date: 2005
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    More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 : 50 films /
    More treasures from American film archives : Catalog Record Only
    An anthology of films from American film archives. In addition to rare silent-era features, includes cartoons and animation, documentaries and newsreels, earliest American movies, pioneering sound and color experiments, serial episodes, trailers for lost films, advertisements, avant-garde shorts, ethnographic footage, films of ethnic communities, and other film types invented during the first four decades of the motion picture. Contains 50 films followed by six ...
    • Date: 2004
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    Salām sīnimā /
    Salaam Cinema Catalog Record Only
    Director Makhmalbaf puts an advertisement in the papers calling for an open casting for his next movie. However when hundreds of people show up, he decides to make a movie about the casting and the screen tests of the would-be actors.
    • Date: 2000
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    Mrinal Sen revisited Catalog Record Only Documentary film on the life and works of Mrinal Sen, b. 1923, master filmmaker.
    • Contributor: Das Gupta, Chidananda
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    All roads lead to cinema-- Catalog Record Only Documentary offers glimpses into the lives of assistant directors in the Indian film industry.
    • Contributor: Khanna, Sumit
    • Date: 2002
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    United colours of Bollywood / Catalog Record Only Title from disc lable. Documentary film on Hindi film industry as being truly representative of a diverse India. Source used: videodisc container. Received: 10-7-2005 from Jakarta OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 2003
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    Unseen cinema : early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941 /
    Early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941 Catalog Record Only
    This seven-disc collection contains 155 avant-garde films, revealing hitherto unknown accomplishments of American filmmakers working in the United States and abroad from the invention of cinema until World War II. Offers an innovative and often controversial view of experimental film as a product of avant-garde artists, of professional directors and of amateur moviemakers working collectively and as individuals at all levels of film production.
    • Date: 2005
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    Open frame. Fight piracy today entertainment kal ho na ho /
    Fight piracy today entertainment kal ho na ho Catalog Record Only
    Film is a holistic and authoritative document on various issues relating to piracy in the filmmaking and the music industry in India.
    • Date: 2005
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    Open frame. Light, camera, action, no cuts please /
    Light, camera, action, no cuts please Catalog Record Only
    Documentary film traces the history and the changing nature of film censorship in India. It explores both sides of censorship in the motion picture industry through the interviews of eminent filmmakers.
    • Date: 2005
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    Treasures III : social issues in American film, 1900-1934 /
    Social issues in American film, 1900-1934 | Treasures 3 : | Treasures from American film archives III: Catalog Record Only
    Anthology of 48 films from American film archives presents an array of features, short documentaries, newsreel segments, serial chapters, public service announcements, and cartoons exploring social issues during the years 1900 through 1934.
    • Date: 2007
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    Domésticas : o filme /
    Domésticas, o filme | Maids Catalog Record Only
    The story of the rough, intertwined lives of a handful of 'domestics' in São Paulo and their poignant struggle against the challenges of the huge metropolis, and the difficult balancing of work, family, and different interpersonal relationships.
    • Date: 2002
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    O dragão da maldade contra o santo guerreiro / Catalog Record Only "Antonio of the Death is a "cangaceiros" killer. Cangaceiro is the local name for a popular leader. Antonio is hired to kill the one who seems to be the last one in the Pirahna's Valley. This man is being followed by a strange woman who is considered a Saint. Once Antonio has killed the Cangaceiro, he changes his way of thinking when listening to ...
    • Date: 2008
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    Whisky / Catalog Record Only Jacobo Köller, the owner of a decaying sock factory in Montevideo, asks for the help of one his employees, Marta, to get through a visit from his estranged brother.
    • Date: 2004
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    La espera / Catalog Record Only Silvia, her bed-ridden mother, and her neighbor Modesto lead lives of quiet desperation. Silvia works in a clothing factory and at home her mother dominates her; her whole life feels oppressed. She has an opportunity for hope and escape when Modesto introduces her to Ernesto, a carpenter, who brings unexpected passion into her life.
    • Date: 2005
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    Rocha que voa / Grupo Novo de Cinema e TV, Tarcísio Vidigal, ICAIC--Instituto Cubano del Arte y La Industria Cinematografica, Labo Cine, Trepeso Filmes apresentam ; dirigido por Eryk Rocha ; pesquisa ... Catalog Record Only A documentary of Brazilian filmmaker and political activist Glauber Rocha's year of exile in Cuba from between 1971 and 1972. Discusses the link between two major Latin American film movements in the 60's and 70's--the Cinema Novo in Brazil and the Cine Revolucionário in Cuba, impacts of the filmmaker and his films, through testimonies from filmmakers, interviews of Cuban people in Havana, and previously ...
    • Date: 2008
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    2 filhos de Francisco : a história de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano /
    História de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano | Dois filhos de Francisco | True story of Zezé di Camargo & Luciano | Two sons of Francisco : Catalog Record Only
    The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen. Based on a true story.
    • Date: 2005
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    Raúl Sendic, tupamaro : 1925-1989 /
    1925-1989 Catalog Record Only
    The Movimiento de Liberación Nacional - Tupamaros was founded in the early 1960s by journalist Raúl Sendic. This documentary employs archival materials and interviews to tell the story of Sendic and his Uruguayan urban guerrilla organization. The group began by robbing banks, gun clubs and other businesses, then distributing stolen food and money among the poor in Montevideo. By the late 1960s, it was ...
    • Contributor: Figueroa, Alejandro - Sendic, Carolina - Sendic Rodríguez, Raúl - Galeano, Eduardo - Mujica Cordano, José Alberto - Trasante, Jorge - Buencine Producciones - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
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    25 watts /
    Vinte-cinco watts | Twenty-five watts Catalog Record Only
    Three young men in Montevideo drink beer, avoid responsibility, talk nonsense, encounter weird characters from the neighborhood and drift in a state of chronic boredom.
    • Date: 2001