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The Exile
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Frank Schiffman, 1894-1974, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 18 mins
This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind. This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about an African American socialite in Chicago who took over a mansion recently abandoned by its previous white owners because African Americans had moved int...
directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Frank Schiffman, 1894-1974, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 18 mins
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Veiled Aristocrats
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 44 mins

This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind.

This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about a light-skinned African American lawyer who wants to bring his sister with him back to the city where she could also pass as white, but she is in love w...

directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 44 mins
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Merian C. Cooper: Reminisces
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produced by Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017 and Taz Morgan, Flicker Alley; interview by Kevin Brownlow, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2012), 8 mins
The first excerpt reveals details about Cooper's military history as he reads from the memoirs of US Major General Claire L. Chennault. The later excerpts highlight Cooper's early years as a filmmaker and his working relationship with Ernest B. Schoedsack (Monte).
produced by Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017 and Taz Morgan, Flicker Alley; interview by Kevin Brownlow, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2012), 8 mins
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The Comoedia Theatre, A Rebirth
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directed by Agnès Ribouton, fl. 2007 and Eric Guirado, 1968- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2007), 54 mins
The Comoedia is one of the oldest theaters in the world. It is located in Lyon (France), in the city where cinema was born. The history of cinemas is told through the life of this theater. Inaugurated in 1914, this theater exhibited sideshows before becoming a grand theater showing 70mm movies in the 60's and 70's...
directed by Agnès Ribouton, fl. 2007 and Eric Guirado, 1968- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2007), 54 mins
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ZouZou
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directed by Arys Nissotti; produced by Les Films H. Roussillon; performed by Josephine Baker, 1906-1975 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2005), 1 hour 32 mins
"ELECTRIFYING! ...A GREAT BOISTEROUS PRESENCE THAT IRRADIATES THE SCREEN WITH ARCS OF EROTICISM..." --MICHAEL WILMINGTON, LOS ANGELES TIMES Zou Zou was conceived as a vehicle for Josephine Baker, then among Europe's most popular entertainers. This was her debut talking film and a huge success in France upon its...
directed by Arys Nissotti; produced by Les Films H. Roussillon; performed by Josephine Baker, 1906-1975 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2005), 1 hour 32 mins
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The Trouble With Merle
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directed by Marée Delofski, fl. 1989; produced by David Noakes, fl. 1981-2014 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 55 mins
Merle Oberon was one of the biggest movie stars of the 1930s and 1940s. Studio publicists said she was born into a wealthy family in Hobart, Tasmania - Australia's island state. Yet rumour was that the exotic almond-eyed actress concealed her true past. It was said she was actually "oriental", perhaps Anglo-Indian...
directed by Marée Delofski, fl. 1989; produced by David Noakes, fl. 1981-2014 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 55 mins
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With Byrd at the South Pole
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produced by Adolph Zukor, 1873-1976 and Jesse L. Lasky, 1880-1958, Paramount Pictures and Milestone Films; performed by Richard Evelyn Byrd, 1888-1957 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 1 hour 23 mins
Admiral Richard E. Byrd was one of the most popular heroes in the age of exploration of the twenties. While he is nearly forgotten today, Byrd nearly beat Lindbergh to Paris (he flew a month later). In 1925, he was the first to fly over the North Pole making international heroes of himself and his pilot, Floyd Ben...
produced by Adolph Zukor, 1873-1976 and Jesse L. Lasky, 1880-1958, Paramount Pictures and Milestone Films; performed by Richard Evelyn Byrd, 1888-1957 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 1 hour 23 mins
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Charlie Chaplin: A Profile
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directed by John Withington, fl. 1966-1997; produced by John Withington, fl. 1966-1997, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 25 mins
For thirty years, Charlie Chaplin was the most famous man in the movies, recognized all over the world. Unlike "talkies" which depended on the audience understanding the language, silent films were accessible in every country. This biography traces his life from his impoverished childhood in South London, his mete...
directed by John Withington, fl. 1966-1997; produced by John Withington, fl. 1966-1997, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 25 mins
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History of Australian Cinema, Part 3, Now You're Talking, 1930-1940
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directed by Keith Gow, 1921-, in History of Australian Cinema, Part 3 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1979), 45 mins
The story of the Australian film industry in the thirties, from the pioneering days of 'talkies' through to the decline of the industry with the coming of World War Two. Despite the Depression, the decade opened on an optimistic note for the industry. The early 1930s produced the first experiments with sound until...
directed by Keith Gow, 1921-, in History of Australian Cinema, Part 3 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1979), 45 mins
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Birthright: A Story of the Negro - and the South
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Alice B. Russell, 1892-1984 and Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins

This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind.

This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about an African American Harvard graduate who returns home to the South and confronts racism.

directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Alice B. Russell, 1892-1984 and Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins
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