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    Norbert Smith--a life / Catalog Record Only In a satire of the biographical documentaries on motion picture stars and the British film idustry, the career of fictional actor "Norbert Smith" is shown through film clips of his career and interviews with "Smith" and his wife.
    • Date: 1989
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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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    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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    The open frame. Apples and oranges /
    Apples and oranges Catalog Record Only
    The film explores some of the conflicts facing Indian cinema, especially its aesthetics given the increasing power of globalisation.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Sneak previews. Independent films / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Chicago Educational Television Association ; 1981. Episode title taken from label on cassette. Associate producer, Nanci de Los Santos. Hosts: Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel. Episode no. 317. Reference sources used: McNeil, A. Total television, p. 700; TV guide (Washington, DC), 1/17-23/82, p. A-126. Received: 9/25/84; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection. Viewed for credits only.
    • Date: 1981
  • Film, Video
    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Dark victory] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode five, Dark victory /
    Tales from Hollywood. | Dark victory | Hollywood--the golden years. | Golden years. | RKO story. Catalog Record Only
    The effect of the war on RKO movies and its psychological legacy--film noir--are explored. Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer talk about their careers in film noir movies. The effects of the House Un-American Activities Committee on Hollywood and RKO are discussed by black-listed directors Edward Dmytryk and Paul Jarrico.
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Budd Boetticher, one on one
    One on one Catalog Record Only
    This program focuses on a talk with Budd Boetticher and his wife at their home in California. He discusses his career, his attitudes about the film industry, and experiences with such friends as Randolph Scott and Audie Murphy. The interview is complemented with film clips and photographs from Boetticher's career.
    • Contributor: Kunert, Arnold - Thomas, Tony - Cinema Guild - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1980
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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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    Pherā = Return journey
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    Documentary made on Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, a Bangladeshi independent film director, film producer, screenwriter and lyricist. During a day-long journey by car, on the way to his country home and back, Proshun Rahman made this documentary on the journey and the words spoken during it. In this documentary, Tareque Masud talked about his life, films, and the future of Bangladeshi film industry.
    • Contributor: Māsuda, Tāreka - Rahamāna, Prasūna - Tareque Masud Memorial Trust (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
    • Date: 2012
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Howard's way] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode six, Howard's way /
    Tales from Hollywood. | Howard's way | Hollywood--the golden years. | Golden years. | RKO story. Catalog Record Only
    The story of millionaire eccentric Howard Hughes' regime at RKO is told. Using the studio to showcase his protegees, Hughes led RKO into decline before it was finally sold as a television studio to Lucille Ball. Jane Greer, Janet Leigh, Joan Fontaine, Jane Russell, Robert Mitchum, Stewart Granger, and others tell bizarre tales of Hughes' behavior.
    • Date: 1991
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It's all true] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode four, It's all true /
    Tales from Hollywood. | It's all true | Hollywood--the golden years. | Golden years. | RKO story. Catalog Record Only
    Orson Welles' career at RKO is examined, beginning with the critical success of Citizen Kane, followed by the film The magnificent Ambersons, and ending with an aborted production in Brazil, known as It's all true.
    • Date: 1991
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. A woman's lot] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode three, A woman's lot /
    Tales from Hollywood. | Woman's lot | Hollywood--the golden years. | Golden years. | RKO story. Catalog Record Only
    The films featuring star actresses made by RKO in the 1930s are profiled. Actresses Ginger Rogers, Katharine Hepburn, and Lucille Ball discuss the film productions they were in and their roles in them.
    • Date: 1991
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Birth of a titan] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode one, Birth of a titan /
    Tales from Hollywood. | Birth of a titan | Hollywood--the golden years. | Golden years. | RKO story. Catalog Record Only
    The birth of R.K.O. Radio Pictures is profiled through film clips and interviews with participants. Featured are interviews with Katharine Hepburn, Rudy Vallee, and Fay Wray. The making of the movies Cimarron, King Kong, and Flying down to Rio is also explored.
    • Date: 1991
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Let's face the music and dance] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode two, Let's face the music and dance /
    Tales from Hollywood. | Let's face the music and dance | Hollywood--the golden years. | Golden years. | RKO story. Catalog Record Only
    The story behind the making of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals at RKO is told through film clips from their movies and interviews with Astaire, Rogers, and people involved in the productions.
    • Date: 1991