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  List of years in film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The first great epic of American film, The Birth of a Nation is produced by D. Griffith.
1925 - Lon Chaney's greatest film, The Phantom of the Opera is released by Universal with colour sequences.
Science fiction films such as Star Wars, Episode I - The Phantom Menace and The Matrix are released.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Years_in_film   (1195 words)

  
 UCR/CMP: Bingham Technology Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Though not the first roll film camera (nor even the first box camera), the Kodak was certainly the first successful roll film camera, both in terms of its mechanical operation and its popularity with the public.
Instead of a film counter, the camera owner was provided with a book for keeping records of the exposures.
When its 100-exposure roll was completed, the camera was mailed back to the company, where the film was developed and stripped from its paper base, the negatives printed and the camera loaded with new film - all for $10.
www.cmp.ucr.edu /cameras/Kodak_Box.html   (163 words)

  
 List of years in film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Posthumously released, "The Son Of the Shiek" is Rudolph Valentino's biggest grossing film.
The film Ecstacy, which shows simulated sex, shocks audiences.
Also, Laurel and Hardy's final film, "Atoll K" is made in Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_'years_in_film'   (1207 words)

  
 Oscar Winners - Best Picture
The film was a huge success, and became at that time one of the most honored films in the Academy's history.
A very personal film, detailing the struggle of a man searching for a purpose to his life, the film was enormously successful and spawned four sequels, all huge hits at the boxoffice.
The film was a powerful testament to the horrors of the Holocaust, shot in fl and white, and was a radical departure from the usual popcorn entertainment Spielberg previously directed.
www.annebeths.com /Our_films/Oscar/oscar.htm   (5323 words)

  
 History of Film Timeline
Films are bigger, costlier, more polished, and the major film emphasis is on swashbucklers, historical extravaganzas, and melodramas.
A variety of war time films, with a wide range of subjects and tones, presented both the flag-waving heroics and action of the war as well as the realistic, every-day boredom and brutal misery of the experience.
The release of the first films on videotape result in the skyrocketing of VHS video players, video laser disc players and the release of further films, creates a new industry and adds revenue for the movie studios.
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 The Popkorn Junkie :: From Hell
Evidently, this film is based on a book which has it's own theories on the methods and motivations of the murders.
But the best thing about the film is the cinematography and the look of the film.
They need to study the films by Hitchcock in order to learn how to convey suspense and terror to a story that involves mutilations and murders.
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 The Best Picture Winners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Unsettling and provocative, it is a portrait of suburbia as dark as it is illuminating.
It was an amazing film to see how a man who suffered from a disease of the brain could still maintain a mind of genius.
The film was nominated for 11 total Oscars, and won all 11, becoming one of the few films ever to completely sweep all the Oscars for which it was nominated, and tied TITANIC and BEN-HUR for winning the most Oscars ever.
www.oscarworld.net /best_pic.htm   (6256 words)

  
 From Hell (2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Trivia: The murder of Mary Kelly's roommate Ada was the only one depicted in the film that didn't exactly follow the wound patterns found on the actual victim in 1888.
The film explores more than just the Ripper case, but more of what was happening around that time in history.
The violence in the film is mostly after-viewings of the murder victims, while some of the gory images are of the Ripper in the act.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0120681   (827 words)

  
 Timeline Of Sound On Film   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Don Juan, released in 1926 was the first film to inlcude music on an amplified sound- track.
Fox uses this system to produce newsreels which would play prior to feature films at theatres.The first big publicity coups was the flight of Charles Lindbergh across the Atlantic.
May 1928 -- the major film companies (Paramount, Loews/MGM, First National and United Artists) sign with ATandT to produce pictures with sound on film despite the introduction of a competing format developed by RCA.
www.mtsu.edu /~dsmitche/rim458/Timeline/timeline.html   (698 words)

  
 Film Camera History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Story of Film trendsetting movies and, thus, are not worth mentioning in a book that guides the reader through the history of film.
Film History, 2/e term for all the manipulations of the film strip by the camera in the shooting phase and by the Panoramic Cameras 1843-1994.
It was available 10" wide roll film Cirkut Camera was the most Film: Tarnation 11, he borrowed a video camera and began documenting his own life immersed in his history.
camera.surfingpictures.info /bathroom-camera-in-spy/film-camera-history.html   (910 words)

  
 Subject Guide to Film Studies
Contains information on 90,000 films and over 30,000 personalities from the silent era to the present, and references to periodical articles on both films and personalities.
Useful resource for finding film reviews in popular magazines and periodicals from the beginning days of the film industry.
Search by film title, actress/actors's name, or the name of someone else involved in creating the film (cinematographer, producer, director).
www.library.appstate.edu /reference/subjectguides/filmstudies.html   (682 words)

  
 World Wide Web Virtual Library - Film History Index - Home Page
The British Film Institute This institute encompasses a library with books, periodicals, and microfilms of early and rare books and periodicals; Britain's National Film Archives; special collections with historical manuscripts, documents and other sources from individuals, companies and institutions; and several other services.
The Italian Film Institute "Founded in the year 2000 by a distinguished team of international scholars and professionals specializing in Italian cinema and culture, the Italian Film Institute is the first online educational institution of its kind.
The Film History Index is a joint project between the European University Institute's Library and History & Civilisation Department.
vlib.iue.it /hist-film/europe.html   (1428 words)

  
 Political Film Society - Shanghai Knights
Members of the Boxer Rebellion are portrayed in the film, but they were not organized until 1898.
Jack the Ripper is said to be in London newspaper headlines, but his rampage began in 1888.
In the film's trailer, O'Bannon tells Wang that he should be open to "other cultures," but no such line appears in the film.
www.geocities.com /~polfilms/shanghaiknights.html   (404 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: DVD: Molokai [IMPORT]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The film can't overcome the inherent weaknesses of projects such as this: high officials given to improbable speeches recapping the relevant historical events for us, a certain formlessness generated by skipping through the years and only hitting the high points, stock bureaucratic villains whose motives are never fairly explored.
Though few are aware of this films greatness, and still fewer are aware of the man behind it, this will be one of my favorites for years to come.
The film is masterfully photographed by Nino Martinetti and poetically directed by Paul Cox.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004WC7G   (1042 words)

  
 Modern Drama Filmography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Film: An Enemy of the People (1977, d.
Film: An Enemy of the People (1989-Indian; d.
Film: Caesar and Cleopatra (1946; Gabriel Pascal; w/ Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh)
www.chsbs.cmich.edu /Robert_Root/Eng326/Dramabib.htm   (36 words)

  
 The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television - Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Founded in 1983, the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television quickly became the most visited national museum outside London, attracting approximately 750,000 visitors each year.
A part of the National Museum of Science and Industry, the decision to locate the Museum in Bradford was driven by the city's historic contribution to the development of cinema and film-making in the UK, and the desire to make the NMSI collection accessible to a wider audience.
These include three key 'firsts': the world's first negative, the earliest television footage and what is regarded as the world's first example of moving pictures — Louis Le Prince's 1888 film of Leeds Bridge.
www.nmpft.org.uk /about/background.asp   (323 words)

  
 World Wide Web Virtual Library - Film History Index - Home Page
It presents retrospective film series, often accompanied by discussions with the filmmakers themselves, and digital media seminars with industry pioneers.
The information center at the Vondelstraat is the largest film library in the Netherlands, and is open to anyone interested in the cinema.
The Filmmuseum produces found footage films and historical programmes, theater shows and books on film history, to promote and give access to film treasures.
vlib.iue.it /hist-film/museums.html   (1518 words)

  
 John Kelso--Film Historian
Film historians I have met are Kevin Brownlow, Russell Merritt, Bruce Lawton, David Shepard, John C. Tibbetts, and Wichita film notables, J.B. Kaufman and Jim Erickson.
D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915) is my favorite film, and I believe that Griffith is the finest director in film history.
I have attended all thirteen Keaton Film Festivals in Iola, Kansas, and six silent film festivals in Topeka, Kansas, plus the Parsons, Kansas ZaSu Pitts Festival in April 1998 and 1999.
www.prophotos.net /kelso   (255 words)

  
 dso . video . film reviews . Edge of Sanity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Made in 1988, set in 1888, this film admirably combines the exploits of the real-life Jack the Ripper with the fictional Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
The various women of the night are portrayed not as the frumpy, unattractive, desperate women one would have really found in the dangerous slums of East End London over 100 years ago, but as modern, high-class hookers, an unusual but refreshing idea that works.
Only once during the final, dramatic scene does the approach become over-indulgent, but most of the time it is stunning.
www.darkstarorg.demon.co.uk /fr188.htm   (325 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Film studies
Digital film archive, news and events, exhibitions, awards and educational materials about films and the film industry.
The overarching goal of the Informedia initiatives is to achieve machine understanding of video and film media, including all aspects of search, retrieval, visualization and summarization in both contemporaneous and archival content collections.
A complete list of the 25 US films selected each year since 1988 to be added to the National Film Registry by the National Film Preservation Board.
bubl.ac.uk /link/f/filmstudies.htm   (1388 words)

  
 OOFnet - Cinema - Of Mice and Men - Movie Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The big thing about this is that everyone knows the story and filming this can prove to be an extremely hard task; it's all too easy to not give justice to the characters.
Sinise is solid as George, but the real strength of the film is Malkovich.
Although the movie certainly feels a bit pre-packaged for English class, it remains a worthy film and renders all further adaptation completely useless.
www.oofnet.com /cinema/film/1888   (654 words)

  
 American Public Domain FILM 1888-1927 Disc 1-5
This film material is lisence to distrubute by Television Research Center Archive 2000 User ID on ebay as publicdomainarchive.
All music distributed with the Stock Footage Clip Gallary is the copyright of Television Research Center Archive 2000 and is lisence to the buyer to use but not to resell.
Copyrighted in 1900, it was probably filmed three or four years earlier.
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 Mexican History Microforms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Unless otherwise noted, microforms (both microfiche and microfilm) are located in the compact shelving on the first floor of the Main Library, and are shelved in numerical order.
Archivo franciscano, a manuscript collection in the National Library of Mexico (Film reproductions of manuscripts relating to Spanish Sonora (now southern Arizona, Sonora, and Sinaloa) from the Archivo franciscano, a manuscript collection in the National Library of Mexico)
San Blas; 1837-1892; Micro- film 1304; GS 4.20:M301
dizzy.library.arizona.edu /library/teams/sst/his/guide/micro/mexico.html   (723 words)

  
 Florida Newspapers by Title
Lake City, FL Film NP 11 Reel 28
South Jacksonville, FL Film NP 11 Reel 21
Volusia County, FL Film NP 11 Reel 13b
www.fsu.edu /~library/search/toolkits/flanews.shtml   (237 words)

  
 Joseph Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank (1888-1972), Film producer
Joseph Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank (1888-1972), Film producer
Film producer; built empire out of the family flour-milling business; a devout Methodist convinced of the potential power for good of the cinema.
The online database contains information on 64,720 works, 43,628 of which are illustrated; the National Portrait Gallery's collection includes over 330,000 works.
www.npg.org.uk /live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp05689   (100 words)

  
 LDS film number for Ireland Death Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Index of deaths 1866-1867 - FHL BRITISH Film [ 101583 ]
Index of deaths 1868-1869 - FHL BRITISH Film [ 101584 ]
Index of deaths 1870-1871 - FHL BRITISH Film [ 101585 ]
www.connorsgenealogy.com /IrelandDeathIndexLDS.htm   (306 words)

  
 Sources for Irish Wills   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
John Leamon & Rev. James O'B. FHL Film No.: 0101016
Delaney, Rachael; M'Adam - M. FHL Film No.: 0101016
Bunting - Byrne; McGrath - M. FHL Film No.: 0101017
members.aol.com /manusclan/willsidx.htm   (286 words)

  
 The Best Picture Winners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Based on Ken Kesey's novel, it's the story of Randle McMurphy, a man who enters an insane asylum and creates havoc and hope among the inmates, and squares off with the wicked Nurse Ratched.
The first "fl" comedy to win Best Picture tells of the tragic downfall of a modern day suburban marriage.
Winner of five oscars, this attempt at an epic pales in comparison to the classics in the genre made over 40 years previous, e.g.
www.film-center.com /best_pic.html   (5456 words)

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