San Francisco Chinese funeral
This film shows most of the ceremonial portion of the funeral procession of Tom Kim Yung (1858-1903), military attache to the Chinese Legation to the United States. The funeral procession took place ...
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Scene in Chinatown
This film was shot in an alley of San Francisco's Chinatown on Saturday, September 15, 1900, at midday. The topography of the site (sloping down to the far street), the width of ...
Ackerman, Raymond - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal.
This film shows the arrest and conveyance of a Chinese man in Chinatown, watched by a crowd of onlookers. The precise date of this film and the arrest charge are uncertain. It ...
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Big trouble in Little China /
John Carpenter's big trouble in Little China
Jack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who goes beneath the streets of San Francisco's Chinatown to battle an army of spirits when his friend's fiancee is kidnapped.
[Newsclips from various newsreels.
Copyright: reg unknown (with one exception listed below). Titles of newsclips taken from intertitles. NCN013321; Pathé news (can No08). Sources used: M/B/RS Acquisition files (AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) file); Exhibitors herald world, v. ...
Pathé Exchange - Afi/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection (Library of Congress)
Los Angeles private eye Jake Gittes is approached by a mysterious woman who wishes to have her husband investigated. As the case unfolds, though, he discovers it to be much more complex ...
Chan is missing /
Jo is a middle-aged taxi driver, and Jo's nephew Steve is a restless, gabby young man. In an effort to get their own taxi medallion, they have entrusted their savings, $4,000, to ...