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Film, Video Poursuite sur les toits Rooftop chase / Poursuite de cambrioleurs sur les toits / Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française

About this Item

Title

  • Poursuite sur les toits

Other Title

  • Rooftop chase
  • Poursuite de cambrioleurs sur les toits
  • Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française

Summary

  • A comedy in which two burglars flee from policemen across the rooftops.

Names

  • Hatot, Georges, 1876-1959, direction.
  • Société anonyme des plaques et papiers photographiques.
  • Cinémathèque française Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • France : La Société Lumière, 1898.

Headings

  • -  Burglars--France--Drama
  • -  Police--France--Drama

Genre

  • Comedy films
  • Chase films
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Fiction films

Notes

  • -  English language translation title, Rooftop chase, is supplied for the France in America project.
  • -  Rereleased in 1902 under the title Poursuite de cambrioleurs sur les toits.
  • -  On one reel/videocassette with 58 other Lumière shorts.
  • -  Catalogue Lumière no. 952.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Digital files viewed.
  • -  Sources used: La production cinématographique des frères Lumière, p. 116; Sadoul, G. Louis Lumière; M/B/RS Acquisition files (Cinémathèque française file).

Medium

  • viewing copy 1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (ca. 35 sec.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • VXF 0171 (viewing copy)
  • FCA 5142 (viewing print)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 72710488

Online Format

  • 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:

Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques, and Cinémathèque Française Collection. Poursuite Sur Les Toits. directeds by Hatot, Georges, Ection France: La Société Lumière, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/72710488/.

APA citation style:

Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques & Cinémathèque Française Collection. (1898) Poursuite Sur Les Toits. Hatot, G., dir France: La Société Lumière. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/72710488/.

MLA citation style:

Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques, and Cinémathèque Française Collection. Poursuite Sur Les Toits. dir by Hatot, Georges, Ection France: La Société Lumière, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/72710488/>.