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Treasures From American Film Archives (Disc 1: Program 1) (1985)
Starring: Herbert Stern, Hildegarde Watson, Melville Webber, Friedrich Haak, Dorthea House
Director: Melville Webber
Category: Special Interest, Classic
Studio: Image Ent.
642 mins



For the first time ever, America's film archives are joining forces to release their most exciting, unseen treasures on DVD.Showcasing the variety of American films produced in the United States over the last hundred years, the 50 films in this four-disc set have been meticulously preserved by eighteen of the nation's premier archives, including the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art, George Eastman House, UCLA, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Films Included Are:
Program 1:
The Original Movie (1922)
Early Films from the Edison Company: Blacksmithing Scene (1893), The Gay Shoe Clerk (1903), Three American Beauties (1906)
Princess Nicotine; or The Smoke Fairy (1909)
The Confederate Ironclad (1912)
Hell's Hinges (1916)
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (1928)
FromGroucho Marx's Home Movies (ca. 1933)
From Eye (1939)
Cologne: From The Diary Of Ray and Esther (1939)
Private Snafu: "Spies" (1943)
OffOn (1968)

Program 2:
Paper Print Copyright Deposits: Star Theatre (1901), Move On (1903), Dog Factory (1904)
The Lonedale Operator (1911)
Her Crowning Glory (1911)
The Toll of the Sea (1922)
From Accuracy First (ca. 1928)
From West Virginia Documentaries: West Virginia , the State Beautiful (1929), One Room Schoolhouse (ca. 1935)
From Early Amateur Sound Film (1936 - 1937)
Composition 1 (Themis) (1940)
The Battle Of San Pietro (1945)
Negro League Baseball (1946)
Battery Film (1985)

Program 3:
The Thieving Hand (1908)
White Fawn's Devotion (1910)
The Chechahcos
From Rare Aviation Films: The Keystone "Patrician" (1928), The Zeppelin "Hindenburg" (1936)
We Work Again (1937)
From La Valse (1951)
The Wall (1962)
George Dumpson's Place (1965)

Program 4:
Peepshow Kinetoscopes from 1894: Luis Martinetti, Contortionist & Caicedo, King of the Slack Wire
Interior New York Subway (1905)
The Land Beyond the Sunset (1912)
I'm Insured (1916)
Snow White (1916)
From Beautiful Japan
From Rural Life In Maine (ca. 1930)
The News Parade of 1934 (1934)
Rose Hobart (1936)
The Autobiography of a Jeep (1943)
FromMarian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial Concert (1939)