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Film, Video Reclaiming American history from paper rolls by the Renovare process Variant title: Reclaiming American history from paper prints by the Renovare process

digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Reclaiming American history from paper rolls by the Renovare process

Other Title

  • Variant title: Reclaiming American history from paper prints by the Renovare process

Summary

  • Describes the project to convert over two million feet of original positive photographic paper rolls in the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress to 16 mm. safety film. Follows the steps in the conversion process used by the Renovare Film Company, including the frame-by-frame photographing of the paper prints. Includes scenes from some of the pre-1912 films reproduced.

Names

  • Niver, Kemp R., direction, production, writing, camera, narration
  • Primrose Productions
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Ohio State University Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Primrose Productions, [1953]

Headings

  • -  Motion picture film--Preservation--United States
  • -  Silent films--United States--History and criticism

Genre

  • Educational films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  Editors, Thomas E. Fox, Bruce Bailey, Robert Struble.
  • -  Narrator: Kemp R. Niver.
  • -  Part of summary from M/B/RS preliminary catalog card.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Video files Mode of access: on-site workflow application.

Medium

  • 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 18 min.) : sd., color.
  • viewing copy 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 18 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
  • viewing copy (copy 2) 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 18 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (18 min., ca. 600 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (18 min., ca. 600 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • VAC 7386 (viewing copy)
  • VAF 4143 (viewing copy, copy 2)
  • FBA 3627 (viewing print)
  • FBA 3721 (viewing print, copy 2)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012600312

Access Advisory

  • Restricted: video files available on-site only. Access by appointment.

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Primrose Productions, Niver, and Ohio State University Collection. Reclaiming American history from paper rolls by the Renovare process. directeds by Niver, Kemp R.Ectionuction, Writing, Camera, Narration, produceds by Niver, Kemp R.Ectionuction, Writing, Camera, Narration [United States: Primrose Productions, 1953] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012600312/.

APA citation style:

Primrose Productions, Niver & Ohio State University Collection. (1953) Reclaiming American history from paper rolls by the Renovare process. Niver, K. R. E., dir, Niver, K. R. E., prod [United States: Primrose Productions] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012600312/.

MLA citation style:

Primrose Productions, Niver, and Ohio State University Collection. Reclaiming American history from paper rolls by the Renovare process. dir by Niver, Kemp R.Ectionuction, Writing, Camera, Narration, prod by Niver, Kemp R.Ectionuction, Writing, Camera, Narration [United States: Primrose Productions, 1953] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012600312/>.