From Edison films catalog: 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 ...
Manley, Charles - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
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.
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 ...
The story of a group of MSM (Men having sex with Men) who come together to learn the basics of filmmaking and narrate their own stories. The film traces their journey as they go about making a film on their sexual identity, their dual existence, their love lives, marriage, their inner world and then irony that surrounds their lives.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Nishinari, one of the neighborhoods in Osaka, had been labeled a slum or flophouse district for a long time, defined by the many flophouses, homeless persons, buraku (a discriminated community of descendants of outcast groups), and Korean-Japanese communities found there. Now a new strategy for changing the social system has begun in this area in south Osaka centered on redefining the concept of "all." ...
The movie begins by introducing Simiko, a ratty-looking little fellow with an angelic fiancée. He is obsessed with the idea of making a movie. Unfortunately, although Tzion Baruch played the part well enough to earn an award nomination-- looking woebegone or manic as the vicissitudes come and go-- we never see any reason that Simiko would land an angelic fiancée or be so eager ...
Barukh, Tsion - Gavriel, Uri - Kuriʼaṭ, Shlomi - Lubetzki, Arik - Sheipshteyin, Mikaʼel. - Ederi, Mosheh - Ederi, Leʼon. - United King Films (firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (library of Congress)
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.
This program presents seven short films made by women living on the West Coast. The films are distributed by Serious Business Co., run by Freude Bartlett, a filmmaker herself and commentator here. Films included are the work of: Judith Wardwell, Sharon Hennessey, Karen Johnson, Chick Strand, Betty Chen, Gunvor Nelson, Freude Bartlett.
"This original documentary shot by Arthur Jafa brings a new look to the modern African city and enables a better understanding from the inside of how democracy takes root in Mali. Discover how politics in the city and in everyday life is lived in a changing society still inscribed within tradition as the men and women of Bamako tell their own stories."--Www.twn.org.