• Film, Video
    South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. From Edison films catalog: Various equipages pass, including a tally-ho and six white horses. A peculiar, open-end trolley car comes along; bicycle riders and pedestrians. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    Ben Caldwell oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Los Angeles, California, 2013-04-11. Ben Caldwell shares his family's history in the Southwest and his childhood experience in New Mexico. Caldwell describes his military service during the Vietnam War and how his experiences made him reflect on racial prejudices in the United States. He began studying art, and he eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he has been part of a black arts movement since the 1970s. He ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Caldwell, Ben R.
    • Date: 2013-04-11

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  • Film, Video
    Building a harbor at San Pedro
    Building a harbor at San Pedro, California
    From Edison films catalog: This picture was secured from a launch furnished by Mr. Eager, President of the California Construction Co., who are fulfilling this
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Adam-12.
    Adam-twelve. Catalog Record Only
    Los Angeles-- the '70s. Police officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed are on patrol--and the streets are a seemingly never-ending crime wave of arsonists, con artists, drunk drivers, loan sharks, and drug dealers. But all of these criminals are going down, courtesy of the city's finest.
    • Contributor: Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Cinader, R. A. - Webb, Jack - Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Private practice. Catalog Record Only Addison and her Oceanside Wellness family are faced with new challenges as unexpected people enter and complicate their lives. From a sexy new doctor to an illegitimate son, the lives and loves of these doctors are put to the test. Bring home ABC's Private practice: the complete fifth season on and relive every memorable moment plus never-before-seen bonus features only on DVD!
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Salt of the earth / Catalog Record Only Salt of the earth depicts the attempt of a New Mexican mining company to break a bitter union strike against unsafe working conditions. The story also addresses the prejudice against the Mexican-American workers, who strike to attain wage parity with Anglo workers and to be treated with dignity by the bosses. The wives of the miners play a pivotal role in the strike, against ...
    • Date: 1987
  • Film, Video
    Boyz n the hood /
    Boyz in the hood Catalog Record Only
    In 1984 South Central Los Angeles, Reva Styles sends her wild son Tre to live with his father, Furious Styles. He becomes close friends with Ricky and Doughboy Baker. Seven years later, the three are reunited at a barbecue for Doughboy's release from prison. Tre and Furious, a financial adviser who speaks out against violence between black gangs as serving white oppression, have a ...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    So notorious. Catalog Record Only "Tori Spelling plays a fictional version of herself who deals with her post-90210 life. Tori has a close-knit group of non-showbiz friends who both encourage and distract her as she moves through forgettable parts on TV movies, tries to meet a normal guy and struggles to escape her sometimes-burdensome family legacy"--Container.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    EcoNews. Dr. Sherman Griselle and Russell Ernest speak out on growth in Los Angeles /
    Dr. Sherman Griselle and Russell Ernest speak out on growth in Los Angeles | Controlling growth in Los Angeles-- Dr. Sherman Griselle and Russell Ernst discuss the issues | Drs. Griselle and Ernest on growth in Los Angeles Catalog Record Only
    Copyright: unknown. Copyright notice on videocassette: Educational Communications, Inc. ; 1995. Production assistants: Barbara Conte, Julian Hanberg, Courtney Mills ; technical director, Steve Carnahan ; camera operator, Felipe Castrejon. Host: Nancy Pearlman. Guests by remote: Dr. Sherman Griselle (Prof. Emeritus, California State Polytech University, Pomona), Russelle Ernest (Chair, Population Stabilization Committee). Show #1315. On cassette with: U.S. population impacts on Human Services panel with ...
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Private practice. Catalog Record Only Addison learns a huge secret about her past, Sam and Naomi receive a life-changing announcement, Copper's personal life is affected when Charlotte joins the practice, Dell struggles to raise a daughter on his own, and Violet has an important decision to make regarding the well-being of her baby.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Short scenes of TR [2] Catalog Record Only Compilation film of TR speaking and campaigning; several sequences are of his 1912 Progressive campaign: 1) in Los Angeles on September 16, 1912, TR waves from his auto after participating in a parade; 2) scenes shot from aboard train of crowds waving as train pulls away from the area of Fargo, N.D. on September 6, 1912; 3) from the rear seat of an open ...
    • Date: 1912
  • Film, Video
    Adam-12.
    Adam-twelve. Catalog Record Only
    Crime is on the rise in the City of Angels, with more gangs, drugs, riots, and brutality, pushing Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed to the edge. Together they put their lives on the line to serve and protect Los Angeles as Adam-12, their unit's radio call number.
    • Contributor: Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Cinader, R. A. - Webb, Jack - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    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
  • Film, Video
    Chinatown / Catalog Record Only 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 and dangerous than he had expected, involving politics, powerful men, and terrible family secrets.
    • Date: 1981
  • Film, Video
    Made in L.A. = Hecho en Los Angeles /
    Hecho en Los Angeles Catalog Record Only
    Story of three Latina immigrants working in the sweatshops of Los Angeles.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Show people / Catalog Record Only Peggy Pepper (Marion Davies), a Georgia girl who wants to be a dramatic actress, goes to Hollywood and at first can find work only as a patsy for Billy Boone (William Haines) in slapstick comedies. Billy, however, soon helps Peggy to become both a serious actress and a star. Fame and wealth go to Peggy's head; she becomes vain and snubs Billy in favor ...
    • Contributor: Vidor, King - Davies, Marion - Tuchock, Wanda - Johnston, Agnes Christine - Stallings, Laurence - Haines, William - Henderson, Dell - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Turner Entertainment Co. Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1928
  • Film, Video
    Racket squad. Catalog Record Only Racket Squad was the first series to portray the gritty reality of criminal investigation and was twice nominated for an Emmy award.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Look here. Rod Serling /
    Rod Serling Catalog Record Only
    When questioned as to why he left New York for Hollywood, television and screen writer Serling replies that he feels live television is now synonymous with Hollywood, and that a Hollywood writer has a kind of anonymity that writers in other mediums do not. He finds writing for television more satisfactory than for the movies, but spends much of his interview speaking about television ...
    • Date: 1958
  • Film, Video
    Showdown in Little Tokyo / Catalog Record Only PA562-616 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 23Aug91; PA562-616. Copyright notice on film: Warner Bros., Inc. ; 1991. Director of photography, Mark Irwin ; editors, Steven Kemper, Robert A. Ferretti ; music, David Michael Frank. Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Carey-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tia Carrere, Toshishiro Obata. New York times, 9/2/91. Variety, 9/22/91. Reference source used: copyright data sheet. Received: 5/18/92; ref ...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Racket squad. Catalog Record Only "Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, Racket squad sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man"--Container.
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Adam-12.
    Adam-twelve. Catalog Record Only
    "Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed return for another beat-blazing season of Jack Webb's police drama classic Adam-12. Based on real police cases in and around the city of Los Angeles, Season Six lands the officers in helicopters, on horseback and on airport patrol in locations ranging from the foothills to Venice Beach. The boys in blue have their work cut out for them ...
    • Contributor: Webb, Jack - Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Universal Studios, Inc - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Rising sun / Catalog Record Only PA620-083 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (employer for hire). Prev.: screenplay prev. reg., PAu1-721-955; music preexisting. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 1993; PUB 12Jul93; REG 19Jul93; PA620-083. Executive producer, Sean Connery ; music composed by Toru Takemitsu ; film editors, Stephen A. Rotter and William S. Scharf ; director of photography, Michael Chapman. Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Fastlane. Catalog Record Only Two mismatched cops, the angry and bitter Van Ray, and the brash Deaqon Hayes, are forced to team up by a shady vixen police lieutenant, Billie Chambers, into going undercover in the seedy side of Los Angeles using a variety of police confiscated flashy cars, clothes, weapons and other items, kept in a large secret warehouse called the Candy Store, in order to nail ...
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Racket squad. Catalog Record Only "Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, Racket squad sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man"--Container.
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 4 segments of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1955