Danny Kaye - Japan, England, India
videorecording | 16mm color film | This reel shows Danny Kaye entertaining soldiers on an open air stage. Next he is shown performing at the London Palladium. The last section shows architecture...
[Scenes of the British royal family]
King George and Queen Mary of England
Queen Mary, King George in the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet, members of the Royal family, a clergyman, and other unidentified people are walking in procession into St. Margaret's Church,...
Roosevelt Memorial Association - United States. Army. Signal Corps - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Mary - George V - Alexandra - Arthur
Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec
From K. Niver: This film shows the citation, presentation, and dedication of a bridge by the Duke of York, later King of England and grandfather of Queen Elizabeth. Many high-ranking military officials...
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Secrets of Althorp: the Spencers /
This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has...
Uscinska, Kasia - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
Secrets of the manor house /
Inside British country homes in the early 1900's
Secrets of the manor house looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to...
Ward, Susannah - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
Bishop, Julia - Bishop, Julia C. - Bradtke, Elaine - Cass, Eddie - McKean, Thomas A. - Walser, Robert Young - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Challenges of Designing the Roud Folk Song Index
Steve Roud discusses his work compiling The Folk Song Index, an online index to all the traditional folksongs of the English-speaking world. The Folk Song Index is a freely-available online database which...
Roud, Steve - Roud, Stephen
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
One of the England's most revered choral ensembles, the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, makes its Library of Congress debut with a commemoration of Irving Fine's legacy as one of the preeminent...
The Audacity of Hopekirk
A lecture-recital featuring a rare performance of Helen Hopekirk's "Five Songs on Poems of Fiona MacLeod," published in 1904. Helen Hopekirk was an accomplished Scottish concert pianist and composer who immigrated to...
Baghdad Jews in British Burma
Anthropologist Ruth Fredman Cernea discusses the Jewish experience in the land of Burma in a lecture titled "Almost Englishmen: Baghdadi Jews in British Burma." For more than a century, Jews from the...
Cernea, Ruth Fredman
Margaret MacArthur performs ballads and songs from Vermont, another in the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
Macarthur, Margaret - Beck, Jane C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
Congress of nations
From Edison films catalog: A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white...
Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America
Denise Levertov Reads Her Poetry
Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was born in Ilford, Essex, England. Educated entirely at home, she became a civilian nurse in World War II, serving in London throughout the bombings. Levertov emigrated to the...
Interview with composer and pianist Fred Hersch
videorecording | videorecording ; 50 min. | Recorded on October 26, 2007 (Date). Part of the series "American Creativity: The Composer-Performer," this interview with the composer and pianist Fred Hersch was presented...
Library of Congress - Hersch, Fred - Roe, Ben
Writing About Music in a Time of Change
Tim Page, Pulitzer Prize winner and chief classical music critic for The Washington Post, delivered the 2006 Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture on "Writing About Music in a Time of Change" in...
Alexander String Quartet with Robert Greenberg
videorecording | videorecording ; 134 min | The Alexander String Quartet and composer-pianist-musicologist Robert Greenberg, who has been called "the Elvis of music history and appreciation" unravel the mysteries and marvels of...
Library of Congress - Greenberg, Robert
2010 Gershwin Prize Press Conference
videorecording | videorecording ; 16 min | Prior to receiving the third annual Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Sir Paul McCartney was on hand for a press conference at the library. The...
Library of Congress - McCartney, Paul
Writing About Music in a Time of Change
videorecording | videorecording ; 38 min | Tim Page, Pulitzer Prize winner and chief classical music critic for The Washington Post, delivered the 2006 Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture on "Writing About...
Library of Congress - Daniels, Eddie - Kellaway, Roger - Appelbaum, Larry
TR's return from Africa, 1910 
Theodore Roosevelt's return from Africa, 1910  | Roosevelt's return from Africa
TR returns from his African hunting trip through the countries of Sudan, France, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Great Britain, and finally his reception in New York City. There are views of: 1) his...
Gentry, Caroline - Manning, Mae - Roosevelt, Theodore - Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules) - Dalstein, Jean - Bacon, Robert - Christian X - Haakon VII - William II - George V ...
Gentry, Caroline - Manning, Mae - Roosevelt, Theodore - Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules) - Dalstein, Jean - Bacon, Robert - Christian X - Haakon VII - William II - George V - Arthur - Windsor, Edward - George VI - Alfonso XIII - George I - Manuel II - Frederik VIII - Ferdinand I - Franz Ferdinand - Albert I - Gaynor, William Jay - Vanderbilt, Cornelius - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Loeb, William - Roosevelt Memorial Association. Film Library - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Manning, Mae V.
The Cellos of Stradivari
videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Cellists Richard Belcher, Enso String Quartet, and Steven Honigberg, along with sculptor/instrument collector Alfredo Halegua, luthier John Montgomery and Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford of the Library's...
Library of Congress - Belcher, Richard - Honigberg, Steven - Halegua, Alfredo - Montgomery, John - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn
ASCAP Collection Concert
videorecording | videorecording ; 112 min | The stories of, and back stories behind, several beloved songs were laid out for a most entertained audience May 11th as the American Society of...
Library of Congress - Williams, Paul - Souther, J.D. - Bergman, Alan - Holyfield, Wayland - Alexander, Jessi - David, Hal - Hammond, Albert - Withers, Bill
King Edward's funeral, 1910 
Ceremonial funeral procession of King Edward VII (1901-1910) passing through the streets of London on May 20, 1910. Views of the moving casket, heads of state walking behind the casket, the royal...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Magna Carta Entrenched: The Legacy in America
Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held...