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  • Film, Video

    The Seattle Sunday times animated supplement. Catalog Record Only

    Segment 1. In a cartoon, a male fly in spats flies into a spider's web. A female spider in a dress, shoes, gloves and hat hypnotizes the fly, wraps him up in her thread, and then hangs him up on the web. Segment 2. An actress is tied up to a wall and knives are thrown at her. The knives are removed from the ...

    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    The pursuit of answers / Catalog Record Only

    A young filmmaker, struggling to establish himself in the film industry, finds his mother suffering from an unknown disease and expreriences unforgettable emotional turmoil along with the process of witnessing and countering the complications of the medical system. In the industry, his hard work pays off in terms of awards - his earnings go up, but so do the demands of the disease. The ...

    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    Directors at work--the director and the actor / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Directors Educational and Benevolent Foundation ; 1982. Title appears on leader as: Directors at work--the actor. Executive producers, Robert Wise, Lamont Johnson for the Special Projects Committee, Directors Guild of America ; edited by Robert S. Birchard ; narrated by Lamont Johnson ; original music composed and performed by Gaylord Carter. Appearing: Alan Alda, George Cukor, Paul ...

    • Date: 1982
  • Film, Video

    The Directors Films of Norman Jewison Norman Jewison / Catalog Record Only

    Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Norman Jewison talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work.

    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. The illustrated Alfred Hitchcock. Catalog Record Only

    This is the second part of two-part series on Hitchcock. Everson interviews Hitchcock and excerpts from some of his early films are shown and discussed. They include "Number seventeen", "The lodger", "The man who knew too much" and "Notorious". Discussions are held on his film, "The birds".

    • Date: 1972
  • Film, Video

    The Directors The Films of Sydney Pollack Sydney Pollack / Catalog Record Only

    Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Sydney Pollack talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work.

    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. Direct cinema--The Maysles brothers. Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a two part series in which Jack Kroll interviews Albert and David Maysles about what they call a new technique of natural movie making, Direct Cinema, with excerpts from their first feature length film "The salesman" (about door to door sale of The Bible to poor people in Boston). The brothers formed a two man crew and followed the salesman around, ...

    • Date: 1969
  • Film, Video

    Nickelodeon / Catalog Record Only

    A heartfelt valentine to the early days of moviemaking, featuring a film director who literally stumbles into his job and an actor who becomes an overnight screen hero.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Never sleep again: the Elm Street legacy / Catalog Record Only

    Two-disc documentary covering the beginnings and the legacy of the A Nightmare on Elm Street horror film franchise. Features clips, never-before-seen photos, behind-the-scenes footage, conceptual art, publicity materials and new interviews with over 100 key cast, crew members, producers and directors from every 'Nightmare', including Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Jack Sholder and more.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. Arthur C. Clarke in conversation / Catalog Record Only

    Conversation between scientist future-thinker, Arthur C. Clarke, and film critic, Joseph Gelmis, about the genesis and development of the film "2001: A space odyssey", its ideas, themes and conjectures about its meanings.

    • Date: 1971
  • Film, Video

    1:1.6, an ode to lost love / Catalog Record Only

    The film is set against the backdrop of a film shooting - starting on the first day of the shooting of director Pramod Sengupta's film title 'silent scream', on the life of a revolutionary women, and ending on the last day of the shooting. Pramod introduces his director of photography, M., to Sushmita, the main actress in his film, and her mother Jyothi Bhat. ...

    • Contributor: Ambat, Madhu - Koṭṭukapalli, Aisāk Thāmas - National Film Development Corporation of India
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    Open frame. My camera my world / Catalog Record Only

    Three sets of children who live very different lives in three different parts of India: the social orphas from Kolkata, the upper middle class children from Delhi and the adivasi children from Madhya Pradesh. A project gets underway to share with them a few basic filmmaking skills - enough to enable them to put together their thoughts and ideas into a short film. What ...

    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. In the streets of Harlem. Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth exploring the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made in 1973.

    • Date: 1979
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. Direct cinema--The Maysles brothers. Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a two part series in which Jack Kroll interviews Albert and David Maysles about what they call a new technique of natural movie making, Direct Cinema, with excerpts from their first feature length film "The salesman" (about door to door sale of The Bible to poor people in Boston). The brothers formed a two man crew and followed the salesman around, ...

    • Date: 1969
  • Film, Video

    Ed Wood / Catalog Record Only

    Ed Wood is a writer and director with great ambitions. He makes a pitch for the job directing a film about the sex change of Christine Jorgensen. He feels he is qualified because he likes to wear women's clothes. He spots Bela Lugosi test lying a coffin and convinces him to appear in his movie. The film, Glen or Glenda, is a flop. His ...

    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video

    Rouch in reverse Catalog Record Only

    Malian filmmaker and New York University professor Manthia Diawara undertakes what he calls 'reverse anthropology', examining the European anthropological enterprise from the perspective of a former subject through the work of Jean Rouch, perhaps the most distinguished recent ethnographic filmmaker. The film introduces a cross-section of Rouch's work with clips from films including Les maitres fous, Chronique d'ete, and Moi, un noir.

    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. The fine art of film animation--John and Faith Hubley / Catalog Record Only

    The Hubleys are interviewed by Rooney on the state of cartoonists and animators and three of their animated films are shown, "Bouncing ball", "Of men and demons", and "The hat".

    • Date: 1972
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. In the streets of Harlem. Catalog Record Only

    Part two of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth about the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made in 1973.

    • Date: 1979
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. In the streets of Harlem. Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth exploring the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made (1973) with a crew from the New Lafayette Theatre Group. Many different views of Harlem are presented through man-on-the-street statements, some of them quite personal.

    • Date: 1974
  • Film, Video

    Camera three. The filming of "Godspell" / Catalog Record Only

    The filming, on location in New York City, of the off-Broadway stage musical, "Godspell". This documentary shows how the film cast was chosen from the various stage groups performing the play, how they were rehearsed, how the creative authors of the original work collaborate with the director of the film version.

    • Date: 1973
  • Film, Video

    Behind the camera : the making of John Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums / Catalog Record Only

    Takes viewers on a short journey into the nuts and bolts of telling a story on film.

    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video

    Audience of one / Catalog Record Only

    Jesus Camp meets Lost in La Mancha in this mesmerizing film that follows a charismatic pastor who receives a vision from God to create a multimillion-dollar science fiction epic movie based on the biblical story of Joseph, sending him and his followers on a journey of extreme faith.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Unknown Chaplin. My happiest years / Catalog Record Only

    Part one of a three-part documentary television series which observes film director Charlie Chaplin's creative processes, using outtakes of filmed rehearsals, and close scrutiny by film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill.

    • Date: 1983
  • Film, Video

    Lynch / Catalog Record Only

    "Lynch is a rare glimpse into the fascinating mind of one of cinema's greatest directors. Footage was gathered over a two year period and documents David Lynch's many creative interests as well as his passion for filmmaking"--Container.

    • Date: 2008