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Film Adventurer Karel Zeman
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directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 mins
Film Adventurer Karel Zeman is a biographical film that looks back at the life, work and significance of a true genius in world cinema. We explore the history and inspiration of the film tricks pioneer, and include interviews with today's prominent filmmakers from Japan to America to understand just why his films...
directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 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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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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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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Invocation. Maya Deren
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directed by JoAnn Kaplan, 1945-; produced by Fizz Oliver, fl. 1981, Channel Four Television and Arbor International (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1987), 53 mins
This documentary is about the life and career of an Ukrainian-born American filmmaker and one of the purveyors of avant-garde during the forties and fifties, Maya Deren.
directed by JoAnn Kaplan, 1945-; produced by Fizz Oliver, fl. 1981, Channel Four Television and Arbor International (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1987), 53 mins
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Lawrence Welk Show, Mack Sennett on the Air (Lawrence Welk) (Excerpt)
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produced by Flicker Alley, in Lawrence Welk Show (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1949), 3 mins
An excerpt from Mack Sennett's appearance on the Lawrence Welk Show in 1949.
produced by Flicker Alley, in Lawrence Welk Show (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1949), 3 mins
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The Pearlers
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directed by Lee Robinson, fl. 1971; produced by Stanley Hawes, fl. 1937-1968, Film Australia Ltd. (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1949), 11 mins
Beautifully filmed in black and white, this classic short film looks at pearling in the late 1940s. It goes on board the boats that work off the coast of Broome, Western Australia, from March to December each year. Crewed mainly by Aboriginal, Malay and Chinese men, they work six days a week from sun up to sun dow...
directed by Lee Robinson, fl. 1971; produced by Stanley Hawes, fl. 1937-1968, Film Australia Ltd. (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1949), 11 mins
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Too Late for Tears
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directed by Byron Haskin, 1899-1984; produced by Hunt Stromberg, 1894-1968 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1949), 1 hour 41 mins
Finally! One of the great missing films of the classic noir era—resurrected! Rescued and preserved after a five-year crusade by the Film Noir Foundation, this 1949 classic is at long last available in a clean digital version, transferred from a 35mm print painstakingly restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive....
directed by Byron Haskin, 1899-1984; produced by Hunt Stromberg, 1894-1968 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1949), 1 hour 41 mins
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In the Street
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directed by James Agee, 1909-1955, Helen Levitt, 1913-2009 and Janice Loeb, 1902-1996 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 17 mins,
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While the film vividly depicts Manhattan street life in mid 1940s Spanish Harlem, the inner subject becomes the real expressions seen on the children's faces. Each inhabit a private dream world lost in reverie. In contrast, the close-ups shot by James Agee, engage children making funny faces.

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directed by James Agee, 1909-1955, Helen Levitt, 1913-2009 and Janice Loeb, 1902-1996 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 17 mins,
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Meditation on Violence
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directed by Maya Deren, 1917-1961; performed by Chi Chao Li, 1927-2010 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 13 mins,
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The film pivots on the precise movements of a solitary Chinese boxer performing a ritualized dance set against black and white backgrounds. It reaches an epiphany when he abruptly moves outside, jumps and freezes in mid-air, then resumes the dance in reverse order through the indoor setting.

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directed by Maya Deren, 1917-1961; performed by Chi Chao Li, 1927-2010 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 13 mins,
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