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Film, Video The clockmaker's secret Secret de l'horloger / Clock-maker's secret

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • The clockmaker's secret

Other Title

  • Secret de l'horloger
  • Clock-maker's secret

Summary

  • A clockmaker sells his soul to the devil, but good triumphs over evil in the end.

Names

  • Velle, Gaston, direction.
  • Pathé frères (France)
  • Pathé Frères (U.S.)
  • AFI/Raes (Walter K. and Marika A.) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Pathé Frères, 1907.

Headings

  • -  Devil--Drama
  • -  Good and evil--Drama
  • -  Clocks and watches--Repairing--Drama

Genre

  • Fantasy films
  • Trick films
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Fiction films

Notes

  • -  French title from Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1907 à 1909, p. 45.
  • -  Original French film, Le secret de l'horloger, released in France in 1907.
  • -  Pathé no. 1940.
  • -  Digital files viewed.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Sources used: Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1907 à 1909, p. 45; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 196; AFI STAR database record no. 2824.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (755 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (755 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FEB 7669 (viewing print)
  • FPE 2640 (dupe neg pic)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2006640755

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Rights & Access

The materials in France in America are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, France in America.

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Chicago citation style:

Pathé Frères, U.S Pathé Frères, and Afi/Raes. The Clockmaker's Secret. directeds by Velle, Gastonection United States: Pathé Frères, 1907. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640755/.

APA citation style:

Pathé Frères, Pathé Frères, U. S. & Afi/Raes. (1907) The Clockmaker's Secret. Velle, G., dir United States: Pathé Frères. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640755/.

MLA citation style:

Pathé Frères, U.S Pathé Frères, and Afi/Raes. The Clockmaker's Secret. dir by Velle, Gastonection United States: Pathé Frères, 1907. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2006640755/>.