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Summary: Most commonly known as the principle screenwriter for director William Desmond Taylor, Julia Crawford Ivers was a filmmaker of diverse talents, working as director, scenarist, production supervisor, and editor at Paramount. This collection includes The Intrigue, directed by Frank Lloyd, screenplay by Ivers. The Majesty of the Law (reel 4 only), and A Son of Erin written and directed by Julia...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA INT

Summary: Tillie's Punctured Romance (71 min.) : Charlie, the dapper city guy, woos Tillie, the farmer's daughter, to get her father's money. However he just can't seem to get the money away from Tillie to enjoy time with his other girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Grapevine Video 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TIL

Summary: In an aristocratic English family the young lord finds to his horror, while painting his wife's portrait, that as the work progresses life drains from his lady. In this poetic horror film, called by some the most outstanding achievement of this genre, an absolute mastery of editing and rhythm is employed with lighting and Gothic sets combining to impart an unearthly sense of mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allday Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FAL

Stevens, Dana

Summary: "As one of the most famous faces of silent cinema, Buster Keaton was and continues to be revered for his stoic expressions, clever visual gags, and acrobatic physicality in classics such as Sherlock Jr., The General, and The Cameraman. In this spirited biography, every aspect of Buster Keaton's astonishing life is explored, from his humble beginnings in vaudeville with his parents to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEA

Summary: "This meditation on cinema's past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brough 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DAW

Summary: An epic adaptation of Bulwer-Lytton's novel about the final hours of residents of Pompeii before the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2000

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LAS

Summary: Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE Los

Summary: MARK OF ZORRO: As the famous Mexican Robin Hood, Don Diego springs into action as Zorro, the crusader for the rights of the Mexican people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2002

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAR

Summary: The true dauphin is kidnapped and imprisoned, but the villains fail to take into account D'Artagnan and the three musketeers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IRO

Summary: Ahmed The Thief is happy to be a vagabond rogue until he falls in love with the beautiful Princess. He must prove himself worthier of her hand than his rival, the evil Prince of the Mongols, who has come to seize the Princess, and Bagdad, for his own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 1998

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY Thi

Summary: The sole survivor of a ship pillaged by buccaneers poses as a pirate to recover the ship and its treasure and to rescue a captive princess.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE BLA

Summary: Over 160 films survey the hitherto unknown accomplishments of pioneer filmmakers working in the United States and abroad during the formative period of American film. The series postulates an innovative and often controversial view of experimental cinema as a product of avant-garde artists, of Hollywood directors, and of amateur movie-makers working collectively and as individuals at all levels...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anthology Film Archives 2005

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE UNS

Summary: In The navigator, Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1999

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY NAV

Summary: Chaney is the double amputee out for revenge on the family of the doctor who mutilated him. As Blizzard, he has become the master of the underworld and plans to use his power to destroy the city.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY PEN

Loop, Liza.

Summary: An expressionistic drama about authoritarianism and revolt in an industrialized metropolis of the 21st century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment Group 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MET

Summary: [Carmen] A beautiful gypsy girl uses her irresistable charms to seduce a faithful military guard so that a band of smugglers can penetrate his stronghold.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CAR

Summary: This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackhawk 1998

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BIR

Summary: Made in response to charges of racial prejudice following Griffith's Birth of a nation. Film uses four separate historical events from the fall of Babylon to the twentieth century to show that intolerance pervades in the minds of all people. Each story has its own set of characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackhawk 1916

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA INT

Summary: About 1830, Dr. Caligari exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, in a fairground. Cesare tells a student that he will die "before dawn." The student is murdered and his friend suspects Caligari. Caligari orders Cesare to kill a young woman but he attempts to kidnap her instead, is hunted, and dies from exhaustion. Caligari escapes into a lunatic asylum, of which it is learned he is the director, but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 1996

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CAB

Summary: His picture in the papers: A young man can marry his sweetheart only if he becomes famous enough to have his picture printed in the paper; Mystery of the leaping fish: A satire on Sherlock Holmes which concerns a professional incident in the life of the world's greatest scientific detective; Flirting with fate: A struggling artist whose heart is broken when his sweetheart is promised in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Flicker Alley 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MYS

Summary: The Story of Film: An Odyssey is an unprecedented cinematic event, an epic journey through the history of world cinema that is a treat for movie lovers around the globe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2012

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Summary: Describes the achievements of Les Vampires, a secret society of criminals led by Irma Vep. The gang uses kidnapping, poisonous gas, heavy artillery, sexual domination and murder to gain power over the elite of Paris.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment [distributer] 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VAM

Contents: Great train robbery (1903).--Heart of Texas Ryan (1916).--Tumbleweeds (1925).--Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VIC Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: A boy (Matahi) and a girl (Reri) are in love. She is chosen by a high priest to join the ranks of the sacred virgins, thereby becoming tabu to all men. The two escape by canoe to another island for awhile but Matahi becomes indebted to a Chinese merchant. The story ends tragically when Matahi is left to drown by the high priest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumivision 1992

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TAB

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