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The Best Arbuckle/Keaton Collection, Volume One
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directed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933; produced by Serge Bromberg, 1961-, Eric Lange, fl. 1985 and David Shepard, 1940-2017, Comique Film Corporation and Film Preservation Associates; performed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933, Buster Keaton, 1895-1966, Al St. John, 1892-1963, Alice Lake, 1895-1967, Alice Mann, 1899-1986, Josephine Stephens, 1897-1966 and Charles Dudley, 1883-1952 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 4 hours 8 mins

From 1913 to 1916, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle rose from the ranks of bit player to writer, director and star of comedies for Mack Sennett's Keystone Film Company. Because of Sennett's belief that actors were interchangeable, he lost Arbuckle to producer Joseph M. Schenck, who not only paid the comedian handsomely, bu...

directed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933; produced by Serge Bromberg, 1961-, Eric Lange, fl. 1985 and David Shepard, 1940-2017, Comique Film Corporation and Film Preservation Associates; performed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933, Buster Keaton, 1895-1966, Al St. John, 1892-1963, Alice Lake, 1895-1967, Alice Mann, 1899-1986, Josephine Stephens, 1897-1966 and Charles Dudley, 1883-1952 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 4 hours 8 mins
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The Boy and the Convict
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directed by Dave Aylott, fl. 1909; produced by Williamson Kinematograph Company (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 12 mins
This silent film, directed by David Aylott and adapted from a novel by Charles Dickens, is about how a convict’s life changes after meeting a boy in a graveyard.
directed by Dave Aylott, fl. 1909; produced by Williamson Kinematograph Company (London, England: British Film Institute, 1909), 12 mins
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Le brasier ardent
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directed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939; produced by Alexandre Kamenka, 1888-1969, Films Albatros and Film Preservation Associates; performed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Natalya Lisenko, 1884-1969 and Nicolas Koline, 1878-1966 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2012), 1 hour 48 mins
Ivan Mosjoukine, who left a starring career in Russia for even greater glory in France, wrote and directed The Burning Crucible (Le Brasier ardent, 1923) in which he also plays eleven parts. Of this film Jean Renoir said "I was ecstatic ... I decided to abandon my trade, ceramics, to try to make films."
directed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939; produced by Alexandre Kamenka, 1888-1969, Films Albatros and Film Preservation Associates; performed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Natalya Lisenko, 1884-1969 and Nicolas Koline, 1878-1966 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2012), 1 hour 48 mins
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Early Russian Cinema, Volume Eight, Iakov Protazanov (1912-1916)
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directed by Yakov Protazanov, 1881-1949 and Elizaveta Thiemann, fl. 1912; produced by Thiemann & Reinhardt and Ermol’ev; performed by Mikhail Tamarov, fl. 1911-1915, Elizaveta Thiemann, fl. 1912, Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939 and Elizaveta Shebueva, fl. 1916, in Early Russian Cinema, Volume Eight (New York, NY: Milestone Films, 1991), 1 hour 35 mins,
Source: www.milestonefilms.com

PROTAZANOV, PROVOCATION AND PUSHKIN

Nothing in Protazanov’s career before his 1912 Tolstoy film would have hinted at its provocative originality. For this dramatized account of the great writer’s last days, despite its interpolation of documentary footage of the real locations and considerable efforts at authe...

directed by Yakov Protazanov, 1881-1949 and Elizaveta Thiemann, fl. 1912; produced by Thiemann & Reinhardt and Ermol’ev; performed by Mikhail Tamarov, fl. 1911-1915, Elizaveta Thiemann, fl. 1912, Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939 and Elizaveta Shebueva, fl. 1916, in Early Russian Cinema, Volume Eight (New York, NY: Milestone Films, 1991), 1 hour 35 mins,
Source: www.milestonefilms.com
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Early Russian Cinema, Volume Ten, The End of an Era (1917)
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directed by Evgeni Bauer, 1865-1917, Georgii Azagarov, fl. 1917 and Aleksandr Volkov, fl. 1917; produced by Ermol’ev, Khanzhonkov Company and Gosfilmofond; performed by Ivan Perestiani, 1870-1959, Lidiia Koreneva, 1885-1982, Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Vladimir Strizhevsky, 1892-1970, Zoya Barantsevich, 1896-1952, Nikolai Radin, 1872-1935 and Natalya Lisenko, 1884-1969, in Early Russian Cinema, Volume Ten (New York, NY: Milestone Films, 1991), 1 hour 32 mins,
Source: www.milestonefilms.com

Traditional accounts of Soviet cinema have always stressed its difference from the Russian cinema of the Tsarist period, implying in the process that this earlier phase was actively hostile to social change. Not so, as we begin to realize from the tantalizing fragments that have survived. Indeed commercial produce...

directed by Evgeni Bauer, 1865-1917, Georgii Azagarov, fl. 1917 and Aleksandr Volkov, fl. 1917; produced by Ermol’ev, Khanzhonkov Company and Gosfilmofond; performed by Ivan Perestiani, 1870-1959, Lidiia Koreneva, 1885-1982, Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Vladimir Strizhevsky, 1892-1970, Zoya Barantsevich, 1896-1952, Nikolai Radin, 1872-1935 and Natalya Lisenko, 1884-1969, in Early Russian Cinema, Volume Ten (New York, NY: Milestone Films, 1991), 1 hour 32 mins,
Source: www.milestonefilms.com
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Easy Street
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directed by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977; produced by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977 and Henry P. Caulfield, 1880-, Lone Star Film Corporation; performed by Eric Campbell, 1880-1917, Edna Purviance, 1895-1958 and Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1917), 27 mins
Charlie visits a rescue mission in a rowdy neighborhood.
directed by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977; produced by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977 and Henry P. Caulfield, 1880-, Lone Star Film Corporation; performed by Eric Campbell, 1880-1917, Edna Purviance, 1895-1958 and Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1917), 27 mins
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Maison du mystère, Episode 4, L'Implacable Verdict
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directed by Alexandre Volkoff, 1885-1942; produced by Joseph Ermolieff, 1889-1962, Films Albatros; performed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Charles Vanel, 1892-1989, Hélène Darly, 1900-1994 and Francine Mussey, 1897-1933, in Maison du mystère, Episode 4 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 42 mins

Serial films, or ciné romans were well-established in France before World War I, where they are most closely identified with writer-director Louis Feuillade. These melodramas for adult audiences were unlike American serials that were targeted primarily at youngsters. At Albatros, Russian émigré producer Joseph...

directed by Alexandre Volkoff, 1885-1942; produced by Joseph Ermolieff, 1889-1962, Films Albatros; performed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Charles Vanel, 1892-1989, Hélène Darly, 1900-1994 and Francine Mussey, 1897-1933, in Maison du mystère, Episode 4 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 42 mins
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Maison du mystère, Episode 9, Les Angoisses de Corradin
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directed by Alexandre Volkoff, 1885-1942; produced by Joseph Ermolieff, 1889-1962, Films Albatros; performed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Charles Vanel, 1892-1989, Hélène Darly, 1900-1994 and Francine Mussey, 1897-1933, in Maison du mystère, Episode 9 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 36 mins

Serial films, or ciné romans were well-established in France before World War I, where they are most closely identified with writer-director Louis Feuillade. These melodramas for adult audiences were unlike American serials that were targeted primarily at youngsters. At Albatros, Russian émigré producer Joseph...

directed by Alexandre Volkoff, 1885-1942; produced by Joseph Ermolieff, 1889-1962, Films Albatros; performed by Ivan Mosjoukine, 1889-1939, Charles Vanel, 1892-1989, Hélène Darly, 1900-1994 and Francine Mussey, 1897-1933, in Maison du mystère, Episode 9 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 36 mins
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The Open Road: A Cinematic Postcard of Britain in the 1920s
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directed by Claude Friese-Greene, 1898-1943; produced by Jan Faull, fl. 1995 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1926), 1 hour 3 mins
The Open Road captures Claude Friese-Greene’s journey around 1920s Britain by car using his own experimental colour film process. Claude continued the work of his father, cinema pioneer William Friese-Greene, and marketed his 'new all British Friese-Greene natural colour process' through a 26-part travelogue of...
directed by Claude Friese-Greene, 1898-1943; produced by Jan Faull, fl. 1995 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1926), 1 hour 3 mins
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Piccadilly
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directed by Ewald André Dupont, 1891-1956; produced by Ewald André Dupont, 1891-1956; performed by Ray Milland, 1905-1986, Cyril Ritchard, 1897-1977, Charles Laughton, 1899-1962, Jameson Thomas, 1888-1939, Anna May Wong, 1905-1961 and Gilda Gray, 1901-1959 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1929), 1 hour 50 mins
Drama of a restaurant owner who employs a star dancer who is his mistress.
directed by Ewald André Dupont, 1891-1956; produced by Ewald André Dupont, 1891-1956; performed by Ray Milland, 1905-1986, Cyril Ritchard, 1897-1977, Charles Laughton, 1899-1962, Jameson Thomas, 1888-1939, Anna May Wong, 1905-1961 and Gilda Gray, 1901-1959 (London, England: British Film Institute, 1929), 1 hour 50 mins
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