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  One hundred Years of Film Sizes. Almost one hundred film widths and perforations were experimented with.
Whereas film equipment has undergone drastic changes in the course of a century it is a little miracle that 35mm has remained the universally accepted film size.
Films from 10 to 15 meter lengths in special containers were for rent from Edison depots or by mail.
An optimum use of the film width was obtained by expanding the image and reducing the size of the perforations on both sides.
www.xs4all.nl /~wichm/filmsize.html   (3873 words)

Film, as a reflection of political movements and sentiments within Australia, had disallowed them to turn to either of their two previously powerful allies.
The Sum of Us is a film about a father with a homosexual son which instead of conforming to the Hollywood stereotype of such a relationship allows the father to accept his son's sexuality and consequently it becomes an exploration of a father and son's relationship in its most essential form.
Film critics often commented that the characters in Muriel's Wedding were readily identifiable and that most Australians could point to a character that resembled a personal friend.
www.utexas.edu /depts/cas/anzsana/papers/hutcheson1996.html   (3873 words)

 The First Presidential 'Picture Man' (September 1999) - Library of Congress Information Bulletin
The earliest extant film of Roosevelt is "Theodore Roosevelt Leaving the White House." The film was produced when he was making a name for himself as assistant secretary of the Navy in 1898, ardently battling for the United States to prepare for war with Spain.
The film "The Roosevelt Dam," compiled by the Roosevelt Memorial Association, goes into great detail on his commitment to the reclamation of desert land and his belief that natural resources existed for the public benefit.
Films of his daily life at his home Sagamore Hill, such as "A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill," made by Pathe Freres, were made as interest in his campaign grew.
www.loc.gov /loc/lcib/9909/tr.html   (2134 words)

 Early Films of New York - Library of Congress Collection
The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City.
The train from which the film was made was going northbound on the 9th Avenue El, going through the famous "Suicide Curve" on the El's jog from Columbus Avenue to 8th Avenue along 110th Street.
Location: New York, N.Y. The film shows a view which appears to be looking north on Broadway at the intersection of either Wall Street, in front of Trinity Church, or Vesey Street at St. Paul's Chapel.
www.nycsubway.org /biblio/earlyfilms.html   (975 words)

 Film Studies Graduate Programs outside U.S.A.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The programme is designed to combine the intensive study of film theory and criticism and the extensive analysis of specific themes, movements and national cinemas, with a non-exclusive emphasis on European cinemas.
The MA in Film Studies at Essex University aims to combine the practical skills of video-making with the theoretical skills of film analysis.
The MA Film and Television is the longest running postgraduate course in the country in the study and research of film and television and retains its strong reputation within the film sector.
www.gradschools.com /listings/out/film_out.html   (4792 words)

 Lincolnshire Film Archive Listings
Made for the Lincoln Red Shorthorn Society, the film shows the annual Lincoln Bull sale, cattle at the Lincolnshire Show, and a number of individual herds filmed at the properties of their owners, mostly in Lincolnshire.
The film shows every stage of contstruction, from the ceremonial inauguration of the project by the Mayor, to the opening in November 1971 by Eldon Griffiths MP.
The film depicts most aspects of life at the College, both formal and informal, but the emphasis is on the technical and practical training of young men.
www.lincsfilm.co.uk /listings/listing381400.html   (699 words)

 CBC.ca - Arts - Film - The Camera Never Lies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The 35-mm film from the early 20th century was scratched, worn down, shrunken and discoloured.
Because the films were recorded using a hand-crank, the speed of the motion onscreen varied from one reel to the next, depending on which of the two filmmakers pulled the crank, and whether or not he was feeling particularly vigorous on that day.
Best of all, the films will continue to be shown in venues around the U.K. For anyone made weary by the recent gore of English life, or the endless coverage of Victoria Beckham's latest pregnancy, the Mitchell and Kenyon reels provide a rare look back at a simpler time.
www.cbc.ca /arts/film/cameraneverlies.html   (2049 words)

 Cork Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Upon processing the footage he was amazed to discover the effect this had on the scene: people and objects appeared and disappeared within the frame, the most significant phenomenon was the carriage that turned into a hearse.
The film was removed by the police from a certain Parisian market for being sacrilegious.
La Chrysalide Et Le Papillon 1901 This film is most likely to have been inspired by the silkworm trick performed by the conjuror Buatier de Kolta in 1885.
www.corkfilmfest.org /ciff/g-melies.html   (737 words)

January 1 - World celebrates what is regarded as the start of the new century.
December 5 - Walter Elias Disney, later known as Walt Disney, American animator and film producer.
January 22 - Queen Victoria monarch of the United Kingdom,dies after the longest reign on the throne in English/British thrones.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/19/1901.html   (711 words)

 The National Archives | Exhibitions & Learning online | 1901 Census | Cinema
In 1901 the film industry was still very new and the technology was in its infancy.
By 1904 films of 4-500 feet were being produced.
It is an anti-Boer propaganda film from about 1900 and the action in it is faked.
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /pathways/census/cinema/cinema.htm   (269 words)

 kodak classics - mischa koning
As film numbers as we know them today were not introduced until 1913, it was originally known as No.2 Brownie film.
This is because a roll of film was considered to look like a shotgun cartridge and also to help differentiate between similar cameras that used plates or film packs.
Kodak ceased production of 120 rollfilm cameras in the mid 1930's, with the introduction of the 620 size, which is the same film on a slimmer spindle, and the only subsequent 120-film cameras from Kodak were manufactured in the UK in the 1950's and '60's.
kodak.3106.net /index.php?p=206   (216 words)

 South Asia Studies
In recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of Indian independence, we present a “Jubilee of Indian Cinema.” Ever since the first Indian film was made in 1901, India's film industry has kept pace and faith with the ever-evolving art of the motion picture.
Over eight hundred films are made yearly in many of India's fourteen major languages, with the majority being produced in Hindi/Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali.
Film directors and scholars from India and the United States will join in a discussion about current trends in Indian cinema.
www.southasia.upenn.edu /home/calendar/1997-1998/Jubilee.htm   (417 words)

 Theodore Roosevelt on Film - Film Chronology of Roosevelt and His Times - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)
Theodore Roosevelt was appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1897, and he is pictured in the first film leaving the old State, War, and Navy Building.
Upon his return from the war, Roosevelt was elected governor of New York in 1899 and is shown in the last film participating in a parade honoring war hero Admiral Dewey.
Terrible Teddy was a satiric film made about Roosevelt while he was vice-president; he was portrayed as hunting a house cat while followed by his press agent and photographer.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/collections/troosevelt_film/trfsp1.html   (210 words)

 Bob & Diane Blackwood's Form Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Film Doctors - film critics Dr. Bob Blackwood and Dr. John Flynn - will bring their show on the road to Torcon 3 and announce the Top Ten science fiction films you select.
The votes will be counted first by total votes received for a specific film no matter which rating the film received and then weighted by the rating positions.
Films not released by the year 2000 will not be counted.
www.blackwood.org /filmvote.htm   (319 words)

 Par le trou de serrure (1901)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In general, "films" of the day were little more than one to two minute clips of ordinary people doing very ordinary things or fast images of action that didn't tell a story.
However, this film HAS a plot (simple though it is) and sets and tells a cute little racy story about a hotel worker that loves to peep on his guests.
The camera shows a keyhole image and we are treated to one woman in partial undress and another with a woman and her beau kissing.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0258003   (350 words)

 Barbe-bleue (1901)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
No other film director or producer of the time could even come close to equaling the complexity and watchability of his films.
Think about it--in 1901 when this film was made, almost all films were only about a minute long (more or less) and almost all of them were just ordinary films featuring ordinary activities (such as babies crying, waterfalls or street scenes).
If you want to see this film online, go to Google and type in "Méliès" and then click the video button for a long list of his films that are viewable without special software.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0131934   (438 words)

 Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
(A Thomas A. Edison, Inc. film from 1901.) From the summary: "Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field.
What's especially interesting is that back in 1901 a couple of the very same modern reenactment "things" are apparent in this film, namely, a lack of hits being taken and elevated muskets (rifles) as the opponents come to close to one another, etc.
This was filmed in Buffalo, New York, and is probably the very first movie footage of a reenacted or sham battle ever taken.
wesclark.com /jw/1901.html   (182 words)

 Documentary and Ethnographic Film: A Bibliography of Books and Articles in the UC Berkeley Libraries
Examination of British documentary films of 1930-45, establishing the theoretical background to the dominant documentary practice, and analysing "Fires were started" in the light of this.
Film clips from his documentaries underscore the power of his methods and the passion of his vision.
Her film does not discuss sex but is meant to eradicate wrong notions about the gay community from the minds of parents and teachers.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /MRC/documentarybib.html   (11882 words)

 ACE Index: Manufacturers of Color Film, Black and White Film
Manufacturers of FOMA color and fl and white films, RC and fiber-based photographic papers, and chemicals for processing bandw film and paper.
The film is color balanced for daylight and promises "vivid and natural color reproduction" even when underexposed or overexposed.
FortePan film is available in 35mm, 120 and bulk lengths, and comes in three speeds, ISO 100, 200, and 400.
www.acecam.com /cr3index.html   (1024 words)

 Actors Directors from Germany, Austria, Switzerland - German-Hollywood Connection
Films: The Moon Is Down, The Cross of Lorraine, and Passage to Marseilles (all 1943).
Fehr worked in the German film industry until the Nazi takeover forced him to flee to Britain and later the U.S. In Hollywood after 1937, Fehr worked for many years at Warner Bros. as the head of post-production.
He edited two Hitchcock films and shared an Academy Award with his daughter, Kaja Fehr, for their editing of Prizzi's Honor in 1985.
www.germanhollywood.com /abc_index1.html   (2658 words)

 Teacher Resources - Collection - Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times
Roosevelt was the first U.S. president to have a large part of his career and life recorded on film.
Depending upon your computer equipment and the size of the film, download time can be lengthy.
However, to run the actual films, or to listen to the sound recordings in the collection, you will need special viewers.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/ndlpedu/collections/roosevelt/trintro.html   (303 words)

 The Austin Chronicle Screens: Film News
Two films that played to large, appreciative crowds during South by Southwest 06 and that deliver messages of hope continue to draw a buzz.
Darren Aronofsky's The Fountain is the closing-night film of the second Fantastic Fest, with Aronofsky in attendance.
The format wars leave casualties: Films that perhaps were once available on VHS but take forever, some fornever, to...
www.austinchronicle.com /gyrobase/Issue/column?oid=oid:390554   (666 words)

 City Directories and Selected Telephone Directories on Microfilm or Microfiche: New York State Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
1872-1873, 1889-1890, 1893-1894, 1895-1896, 1897-1898, 1899-1900, 1901, 1902-1959, (film)
1894, 1896, 1901 - 1903, 1905, 1913, (film)
1883 -1893, 1896 -1899, 1901, 1903, 1905, 1907, 1909, 1911 -1916, 1919 -1922, 1923, 1925 -1927, 1929 -1931, 1939 -1942, 1944, 1946, 1947 (film)
www.nysl.nysed.gov /genealogy/citydir.htm   (1544 words)

The correspondence includes letters between the brothers regarding both family and film matters, as well as other business correspondence relating to the various film projects in which Claude and Jean were involved from Nana in 1926 to Opera-Musette in 1942.
There are also film scripts and synopses by Claude and by Jean Renoir, financial documents, a film distribution notebook, a notebook of Claude's notes for "Cezanne," and photographs of Claude and Jean Renoir from 1914-1968.
Claude Renoir, also known as "Coco," was the youngest son of the French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and brother to the French character actor, Pierre, and filmmaker, Jean.
www.indiana.edu /~liblilly/lilly/mss/html/renoir.html   (300 words)

 German American Corner: GABLE, (William) Clark (1901-60)
The first film in which he was featured was The Painted Desert (1931).
During the 1930s Gable was the outstand ing leading man in American films; he played opposite the best-known female stars of the time and was frequently cited as the personality whose films made the most money at the box office.
In films such as It Happened One Night (1934), for which Gable won an Academy Award, Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), and Gone With the Wind (1939), he played a role that was the prototype of the virile, adventurous American male.
www.germanheritage.com /biographies/atol/gable.html   (226 words)

 Film Numbers -- 1901 Ireland Census
I didn't find this information useful when I was going through the census films.
The usual disclaimers--I tried to be as accurate as possible in transcribing this information.
You can double-check film #'s by contacting the FHL in SLC.
www.ginnisw.com /film.htm   (174 words)

 Upcoming Screenings | Austin Film Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
How did such a little-known film, rarely screened and critically reviled at the time of its notoriously disastrous release, later come to stand alongside CITIZEN KANE as one of the greatest films of all time?
During the six months of flooding, water buffaloes must be moved to higher ground for grazing, a job delegated in one poor family to the 15-year-old son Kim.
The Austin Film Society is excited to announce that director David Lynch will make a rare personal appearance in Austin this month to premiere his newest film INLAND EMPIRE.
www.austinfilm.org   (979 words)

 Ogspi 1901 Census Menu
OGS Nipissing Branch has indexed 1901 Sudbury-Nipissing-Temiskaming as individual booklets for each township.
Temiskaming Genealogy Group volunteers have indexed these 1901 census sub-districts which later became Temiskaming District: Brethour Township Bucke Township Casey Township Dymond Township Harley Township Harris Township Hilliard Township Hudson Township Kerns Township Montreal River New Liskeard Village Temagami Lake
The Algoma/Nipissing boundary was in different places for each of the census years of 1891, 1901, 1911.
www.ogs.on.ca /ogspi/0/0.htm   (2874 words)

 Time Warner Cable and the Austin Film Society present the 2007 Texas Film Hall of Fame | Austin Film Society
All proceeds from the Texas Film Hall of Fame go toward supporting film and filmmaking, including filmmaker grants and educational programs.
The Texas Film Hall of Fame, which operates under the auspices of the Austin Film Society, was co-founded in 2001...
Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards to Pay Tribute to Former Governor Ann Richards
www.austinfilm.org /tfhof   (183 words)

 LDS Film/FIche numbers ©Jane Lyons
Subject/Item may be the name of a townland, a religious parish, a civil parish, or simply Ireland.
It may also be the name of another country in which case it is assumed that the film carries information on people from a number of counties in Ireland.
Census, 1821, to film # 6340007 (7 films)
www.from-ireland.net /censussubs/ldsfilmficherefs.htm   (396 words)

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