• Film, Video
    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 is possible that the arrest was connected with the smuggling of illegal immigrants from China. By mutual agreement between China and the United States, a small quota of merchants and students was ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    TR at Sagamore Hill [1916]
    TR at Sagamore Hill, 1917-1918 | Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill, 1916
    On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over 2,000 people who traveled from New York City to Oyster Bay to see TR and hear him speak on "Americanism." Panning shots of crowd gathered around porch; ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hurd, Richard M. (Richard Melancthon) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video
    Going through the tunnel From Edison films catalog: On the way to Santa Monica, Cal., the train approaches, runs through and emerges from a tunnel. Train passes in opposite direction. Camera is at front end of train, giving a very novel view. 100 feet. $15.00. Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    Lurline Baths From Edison films catalog: At San Francisco. The main feature is the toboggan slide which the bathers use, some sitting, others lying down, head first or feet first. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Aaron Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-05-11. Aaron Dixon describes his childhood in the Midwest and in Seattle and how he became a leader in the Black Panther Party, helping to found the Seattle chapter of the Party. Dixon describes in detail his family history and the influence of oral tradition on his racial consciousness. He discusses the role of the Black Student Union at the University of Washington and details ...
    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Dixon, Aaron Floyd
    • Date: 2013-05-11

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  • 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
    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 at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 23, 1903, and was probably the largest ever seen in Chinatown. Tom's death (note that Tom is the family name) was the tragic consequence of a ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    Early films of San Francisco, before and after the great earthquake & fire, 1897-1916 /
    Before and after the great earthquake and fire, 1897-1916 | San Francisco videodisc Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Compilation of 26 films from the collections of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 18, 1906 This film shows the aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906, and the devastation resulting from the subsequent three-day fire. The 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck at 5:12am and was centered along the San Andreas Fault, which slices through coastal California. Most of the cities of central California were badly damaged. San Francisco, with thousands of unreinforced brick buildings - and thousands ...
    • Contributor: Afi/Adams (L. F.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    The new Dick Van Dyke show. We met at Mama Lombardi's /
    We met at Mama Lombardi's Catalog Record Only
    "A flashback episode that tells the story of how Dick and Jenny met and how they almost ended up hating one another"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 31, 2012.
    • Date: 1974
  • Film, Video
    Murder one.
    Murder one. Catalog Record Only
    Theodore Hoffman is a prominent defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. After successfully defending the wealthy but suspicious Richard Cross in a lurid murder trial, he is now involved in the defense of Neil Avedon. Neil is a famous young actor who has had severe drug and alcohol problems and was subsequently charged with the murder, after Cross was acquitted. This ...
    • Contributor: Bochco, Steven - Eglee, Charles H. - Gibson, Channing - Benzali, Daniel - McCormack, Mary - Hayden, Michael - Phillips, Grace - Mackenzie, J. C. (John C.) - Tucci, Stanley - Baker, Dylan ... Bochco, Steven - Eglee, Charles H. - Gibson, Channing - Benzali, Daniel - McCormack, Mary - Hayden, Michael - Phillips, Grace - Mackenzie, J. C. (John C.) - Tucci, Stanley - Baker, Dylan - Williams, Vanessa - Fleck, John - Tighe, Kevin - Bosson, Barbara - Clarkson, Patricia - Gedrick, Jason - Steven Bochco Productions - Twentieth Century-Fox Television, Inc - Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Speaking in tongues / Catalog Record Only Closely following four very different local public-schoolers through an academic year, [the producers] draw on subtle nuances of the kids' stories to illustrate the complex shades and permutations of bilingual schooling. Two children are placed in immersion programs to retain their native tongues while learning English, and the other two are in the reverse situation. Their parents list both familiar and surprising reasons for ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    L.A. detectives. Safe streets, theft, homicide / produced by Maxwell Productions, Inc. and Arnold Shapiro Productions for the Arts and Entertainment Network.
    Safe streets, theft, homicide | Los Angeles detectives. Catalog Record Only
    Host: Bill Kurtis. Sources used: copyright description; OCLC database, viewed on June 10, 2013.
  • Film, Video
    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Man of medicine /
    Man of medicine Catalog Record Only
    "Dick quits his job when a producer promises him the lead in a show that hasn't sold yet"--TV.com WWW site, viewed August 8, 2012.
    • Date: 1974
  • Film, Video
    Good morning, world / Catalog Record Only Two radio disc jockeys in Los Angeles are stars of the Lewis and Clarke radio show. David Lewis is married to Linda, a homemaker; Larry Clarke is a bachelor with an off-and-on girlfriend, Sandy, who is the Lewis's neighbor. Their employer at the radio station is Roland Hutton, the humorless station manager. Hutton is constantly butting heads with Larry, who wants to play more ...
    • Date: 2005
  • 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. Running from 1951-1953, Racket squad was one of the first series to portray the gritty reality of criminal investigation and was twice nominated for an Emmy award"--Container.
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Of mice and men / Catalog Record Only PA627-324 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. DCR 1992; PUB 2Oct92; REG 2Nov92; PA627-324. Director of photography, Kenneth MacMillan ; production designer, David Gropman ; edited by Robert L. Sinise ; music by Mark Isham. John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston, Casey Siemaszko, Sherilyn Fenn, John Terry, Joe Morton. Based on the novel by John Steinbeck. Sources used: New York times, 10/2/92; Variety, 5/25/92. ...
    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video
    Hunter. Catalog Record Only Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety of L.A.-style villains. "Sporty" James, a helpful police-informant, occasionally provides a bit of humor in this action-drama T.V. series.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record Only Gomer's misadventures in the Marine Corps and his country bumpkin ways may bring out the worst in his hard-nosed, blustering drill instructor, but deep down inside, Sgt. Carter can't help but be affected by Gomer's huge heart and noble intentions.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Lt. Preston of the 4th Cavalry /
    Lt. Preston of the 4th Cavalry Catalog Record Only
    "Annie accidentally walks in on her parents while they are making love"--TV.com WWW site, viewed March 16, 2012.
    • Date: 1974
  • Film, Video
    The extra girl /
    Mack Sennett's the extra girl Catalog Record Only
    Sue Graham, a small-town girl and would-be movie star, wins a beauty contest through a mix-up and goes to Hollywood. Upon arriving, she learns that there is no work for her except in the wardrobe department, which she takes. Meanwhile, her parents and her boyfriend, Dave Giddings, follow her to California, where the Grahams are bilked out of their life's savings. Sue, while still ...
    • Date: 1923
  • Film, Video
    [Newsclips from various newsreels.
    Pathé news. Catalog Record Only
    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. 94, p. 56. ref print; Received: 4/1/80 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. dupe neg; Received: 11/1/76 from LC film lab; preservation; AFI/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection. Viewed for content.
    • Date: 192?
  • Film, Video
    L.A. detectives. Vice, bomb squad, homicide / produced by Maxwell Productions, Inc. and Arnold Shapiro Productions for the Arts and Entertainment Network.
    Vice, bomb squad, homicide | Los Angeles detectives. Catalog Record Only
    Host: Bill Kurtis. Source used: copyright description.
    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video
    Private practice. Catalog Record Only Dr. Addison Montgomery aims to reinvent herself. The promise of a simpler golden state of mind has her working alongside medical school friends at California's Oceanside Wellness Group.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Kiss me deadly Catalog Record Only "Tough L.A. private eye Mike Hammer gives a ride to Christina, a frightened young woman he finds running along the road one night. His car is run off the road by unseen thugs. Hammer is knocked out and Christina is tortured in an unsuccessful attempt to get information from her. They are put back into Hammer's car which then is forced off a cliff. ...
    • Contributor: Aldrich, Robert - Bezzerides, A. I. (Albert Isaac) - Laszlo, Ernest - Luciano, Michael - Devol, Frank - Meeker, Ralph - Dekker, Albert - Stewart, Paul - Hernandez, Juano - Cooper, Maxine - Addy, Wesley - Leachman, Cloris - Parklane Pictures, Inc - Mgm Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1997