• The first circus /

    Copyright: no reg. Main and end titles lacking. DLC Duration: 2:24 (part 1) and 3:28 (part 2) at 20 fps. During the stone-age the Stonehenge Circus entertained cavemen and women. The circus had a dinosaur that doubled as a trampoline and tightrope for the acrobats. Summary from J. McIntire, Silent animated films at the Library of Congress. Additional holdings for this title may be ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • Sutro Baths, no. 1 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60559. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: One of the sights of San Francisco. A 50-foot slide is used by the bathers, who toboggan down its slippery surface in all positions. The bathers are clad in black trunks, making fine contrast with the flesh tints. 50 feet. $7.50. "In the background are three ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Admiral Dewey taking leave of Washington committee on the U.S. cruiser "Olympia" /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 2Oct1899; 63831. Original main title lacking. DLC Duration: 1:15 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC From Edison films catalog: Showing the gallant Admiral standing directly in front of the camera, life size, his head bare, graciously bidding his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • For the papoose /

    French language translation title, Pour le papoose, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC Parts of picture and end title lacking; nitrate deterioration printed through. DLC A white man is tired of his Indian bride and falls in love with the daughter of a white settler. He escapes with the white girl and his child, but is pursued by his wife's brother, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • Walter Bruce oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Durant, Mississippi, 2013-03-11.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Bruce, Walter - Dittmer, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-11

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  • [TR's inaugural ceremony, 1905] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, John C. Spooner, Henry Cabot Lodge, John Dalzell, Melville Weston Fuller, James H. McKenney. Duration: 1:27 at 18 fps. On Mar. 4, 1905, TR is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. with much celebration and fanfare. TR rides in an open landau on Fifteenth St., NW, escorted by mounted Rough Riders; Secret Service men and detectives walk on either ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Hilltop outtake: Young lady in white blouse and pan right

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • King Edward's funeral, 1910 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Film goes in and out of frame, ca. ft. 1-41, 68-72, 139. DLC Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 3:47 at 18 fps. Ceremonial funeral procession of King Edward VII (1901-1910) passing through the streets of London on May 20, 1910. Views of the moving casket, heads of state walking behind the casket, the royal carriage, and various marching military units. Attending the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati performs classical and folk East Indian music and dance at the Library of Congress, November 19, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 19, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Surati (Dance Group) - Roy, Rimli - Austen, Theadocia Millich - Todorova Pirgova, Iveta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • TR's return from Africa, 1910 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 4:40 (part 1), 3:48 (part 2), 4:38 (part 3), 3:41 (part 4), 4:22 (part 5), 3:52 (part 6), 3:31 (part 7) at 18 fps. Editor, Mae Manning. TR returns from his African hunting trip through the countries of Sudan, France, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Great Britain, and finally his reception in New York City. There are views of: 1) his riverboat ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1925
  • The boatmen's dance

    videorecording | Copyright 1950 by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Copyright renewed. Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole licensee. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video

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  • Bowery waltz /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Sept1897; 53736. Performers, James T. Kelly, Dorothy Kent. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:28 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows James T. Kelly and Dorothy Kent, of Waite's Comedy Company, in the famous "Bowery dance." The dancers are dressed in costumes characteristic to the surroundings, and the dance as shown is an exact reproduction. The subject shows many humorous ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Apollon Musagete Quartett

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 95 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 16, 2012 (Date). Pawel Zalejski and Bartosz Zachlod, violins. Piotr Szumiel, viola. Piotr Skweres, violoncello. (Performers). Quartet in C major, op. 76 no. 3 [H. III: 77], "Emporer" / Haydn -- String Quartet no. 1 in C major, op. 37 / Szymanowski -- Meditation on an ...

    • Contributor: Zalejski, Pawel - Zachlod, Bartosz - Szumiel, Piotr - Skweres, Piotr - Haydn, Joseph - Szymanowski, Karol - Suk, Josef - Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-16
  • Secretary Long and Captain Sigsbee /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25335. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:35 at 20 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC From Edison films "war extra" catalog: Taken at Washington, in front of the Navy Department, and shows Secretary of the Navy Long and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Coil winding machines, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 6May1904; H45401. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:09 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC Numerous women stand in rows at winding machines, taking material from large spools behind them. A male supervisor walks down the aisle, checking the work of the women. Biograph catalog no. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • [Men boxing] /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, W.K.L. Dickson and William Heise. Duration: 0:05 (part A) and 0:22 (part B, looped image) at 30 fps. Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film. Filmed ca. May to June 1891, in the Photographic Building at the Edison Laboratory, West Orange, New Jersey. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1891
  • We write the Songs: ASCAP Concert 2012

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 137 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 15, 2012. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Nunn, Terri - Parker, Ray - Burgie, Irving - Bishop, Stephen - Melanie - Foliart, Dan - Fekaris, Dino - Stapleton, Chris (Musician) - Schwartz, Stephen - Simpson, Valerie - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Annie Oakley /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Annie Oakley. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: The "Little Sure Shot" of the "Wild West," exhibition of rifle shooting at glass balls, etc. $15.00. MAVIS 179286. DLC Filmed November 1, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Candie Carawan and Guy Hughes Carawan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Market, Tennessee, 2011-09-19.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Carawan, Guy - Carawan, Candie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-19

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  • Latina, dislocation act

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 21Nov1905; H68886. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:23 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Return of lifeboat /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60576. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Shows a life boat coming through the breakers. The surf is high and the stout boat is tossed about like a cork. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Pacific Coast Life Saving Service Series" (Edison films catalog): These subjects are illustrative of the work ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Renaissance Dance: Sample steps from the Italian repertory: continenza grave; 2 seguito ordinario; 2 seguito spezatto

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:30 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Amor Constante" from Nobiltà di dame. See: continenza grave, p. 16, seguito ordinario p. 26, sequito spezatto p. 30. in Caroso, F. Nobiltà di dame, (#199), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Panoramic view of the Champs Elysees /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18581. Duration: 0:48 at 16 fps. Filmed in July 1900, on the Champs Elysées in Paris, France. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 611; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola can contents into a paper cup of ice (2 of 3)]

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music and Dance of Urban Immigrant Communities An Interview with Ethel Raim

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 62 min | Botkin Lecture Series (Source). June 20, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Raim, Ethel - Groce, Nancy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008