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Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7, Birth of a Movement: The Battle Against America's First Blockbuster
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directed by Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-; produced by Matthew Maclean, fl. 2011, Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-, String and Can, Northern Light Productions and Independent Television Service, in Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
In 1915, civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Includes interviews with Sp...
directed by Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-; produced by Matthew Maclean, fl. 2011, Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-, String and Can, Northern Light Productions and Independent Television Service, in Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
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Stars of the Silver Screen, Season 3, Episode 1, Charlie Chaplin
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produced by 3DD Productions, in Stars of the Silver Screen, Season 3, Episode 1 (London, England: 3DD Productions, 2013), 1 min
Stars Of The Silver Screen, celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest. From Marlon Brando to Elizabeth Taylor, we uncover what drove them and why the world loved them. Each episode focuses on a classic star and their film biography
produced by 3DD Productions, in Stars of the Silver Screen, Season 3, Episode 1 (London, England: 3DD Productions, 2013), 1 min
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The Birth Of The Tramp
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directed by Serge Bromberg, 1961- and Eric Lange, fl. 1985; produced by Serge Bromberg, 1961- and Marianne Lère, fl. 1994, Arte France and Steamboat Films (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2013), 1 hour 3 mins
This documentary chronicles Chaplin's rise to stardom in concordance with early cinema's growth from fairground attraction into an international industry.
directed by Serge Bromberg, 1961- and Eric Lange, fl. 1985; produced by Serge Bromberg, 1961- and Marianne Lère, fl. 1994, Arte France and Steamboat Films (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2013), 1 hour 3 mins
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Inside the Keystone Project
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directed by Pauline Richard, fl. 2008 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2010), 10 mins
Inside the Keystone Project is a short documentary detailing international restoration efforts on Charlie Chaplin films made at Mack Sennett’s Keystone Studios. Film historian Serge Bromberg narrates the documentary.
directed by Pauline Richard, fl. 2008 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2010), 10 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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Chaplin's Goliath: In Search of Scotland's Forgotten Star
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directed by Kevin Macdonald; produced by Fran Robertson, fl. 1995, Figment Films (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1996), 55 mins
This documentary by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, tells the story of Charlie's nemesis Eric Campbell, who achieved screen immortality with his appearances in eleven of these comedies.
directed by Kevin Macdonald; produced by Fran Robertson, fl. 1995, Figment Films (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1996), 55 mins
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History of Australian Cinema, Part 1, The Pictures That Moved, 1896-1920
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directed by Alan Anderson, fl. 1948, in History of Australian Cinema, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1968), 43 mins
The film starts with the 1896 Melbourne Cup race, the 1900 multimedia event 'Soldiers of the Cross' and the 1906 hour-long feature 'The Story of the Kelly Gang'. It moves through ethnographic and actuality films, newsreels and features to the 1920 features 'Robbery Under Arms' and 'The Sentimental Bloke'. Using ex...
directed by Alan Anderson, fl. 1948, in History of Australian Cinema, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1968), 43 mins
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Buster Keaton Shorts Collection, Back Stage
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directed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933; produced by Joseph M. Schenck, 1876-1961, Comique Film Corporation; performed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933, Buster Keaton, 1895-1966, Al St. John, 1892-1963 and Charles A. Post, 1897-1952, in Buster Keaton Shorts Collection (Ferrol, Coruna: NYX Channel, 2019), 21 mins,
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Four visual essays by Silent Echoes author John Bengtson identifying Buster Keaton's shooting locations for his many short films produced between 1920-1923.
directed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933; produced by Joseph M. Schenck, 1876-1961, Comique Film Corporation; performed by Fatty Arbuckle, 1887-1933, Buster Keaton, 1895-1966, Al St. John, 1892-1963 and Charles A. Post, 1897-1952, in Buster Keaton Shorts Collection (Ferrol, Coruna: NYX Channel, 2019), 21 mins,
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J'Accuse
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directed by Abel Gance, 1889-1981; produced by Charles Pathe, 1863-1957, Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017, Eric Lange, fl. 1985 and Serge Bromberg, 1961-; performed by Maryse Dauvray, fl. 1909-1927, Severin-Mars, 1873-1921 and Romuald Joube, 1876-1949 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1919), 2 hours 46 mins
J'Accuse, Abel Gance’s extraordinary breakthrough work, is a World War I drama considered to be one of the most technically advanced films of the era and the first major pacifist film. It was referred to by Gance as 1A human cry against the bellicose din of armies.1 It stars Marise Dauvray as Edith, a woman who...
directed by Abel Gance, 1889-1981; produced by Charles Pathe, 1863-1957, Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017, Eric Lange, fl. 1985 and Serge Bromberg, 1961-; performed by Maryse Dauvray, fl. 1909-1927, Severin-Mars, 1873-1921 and Romuald Joube, 1876-1949 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1919), 2 hours 46 mins
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When The Clouds Roll By
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directed by Victor Fleming, 1889-1949; produced by David Shepard, 1940-2017 and Douglas Fairbanks, 1883-1939; performed by Victor Fleming, 1889-1949, Kathleen Clifford, 1887-1962, Albert MacQuarrie, 1882-1950 and Douglas Fairbanks, 1883-1939 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1919), 1 hour 25 mins
Douglas Fairbanks came from Broadway to the movies in 1915 when high salaries were luring well-known stage actors to the new feature-length pictures. Although most of these performers failed to ‘register’ on camera and returned to New York, Fairbanks quickly became a supernova. His energetic, optimistic charac...
directed by Victor Fleming, 1889-1949; produced by David Shepard, 1940-2017 and Douglas Fairbanks, 1883-1939; performed by Victor Fleming, 1889-1949, Kathleen Clifford, 1887-1962, Albert MacQuarrie, 1882-1950 and Douglas Fairbanks, 1883-1939 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1919), 1 hour 25 mins
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