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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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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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Thimble Theater
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directed by Joseph Cornell, 1903-1972 and Larry Jordan, 1934- (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 7 mins,
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Cornell's editing tactic is to seduce through the use of dislodged movie tropes. Hence, the viewer is cut loose from any normal meanings to pursue the snippets of clips and fragments taken from long-forgotten obscure movies. One is encouraged to let the Cornellian montages wash over them in an endless reverie of e...

directed by Joseph Cornell, 1903-1972 and Larry Jordan, 1934- (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 7 mins,
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John Norling/Jacob Leventhal Tests
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produced by Bob Furmanek, fl. 1923, Flicker Alley (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 3 mins
This short film produced by Bob Furmanek features demonstrations of John Norling and Jacob Leventhal's Stereoscopiks shots.
produced by Bob Furmanek, fl. 1923, Flicker Alley (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 3 mins
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Secrets of Nature, The Bittern
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directed by Walter Higham, fl. 1931; produced by British Instructional Films, in Secrets of Nature (London, England: British Film Institute, 1934), 9 mins
This British black-and-white documentary film, directed by Walter Higham, is about the life cycle of the rare bittern bird.
directed by Walter Higham, fl. 1931; produced by British Instructional Films, in Secrets of Nature (London, England: British Film Institute, 1934), 9 mins
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Three Songs About Lenin
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directed by Dziga Vertov, 1896-1954; produced by Mezhrabpomfilm (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1934), 1 hour 1 mins
Arguably Vertov's most personal work, the triptych celebrates the Soviet leader 10 years after his death as seen through the eyes of the people.
directed by Dziga Vertov, 1896-1954; produced by Mezhrabpomfilm (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1934), 1 hour 1 mins
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