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  Encyclopedia: 1905 in film
Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general.
See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars.
Friedrich Robert Donath (March 18, 1905 – June 9, 1958) was a distinguished English film and stage actor of English, Polish and German descent.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1905-in-film   (1456 words)

 Dolores del Río - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was a star of Hollywood films during the silent era and became an important actress in Mexican films later in her life.
In 1921 at the age of 16, she married Jaime del Río, and through a Hollywood friend the couple emigrated to the USA with the plan of establishing show business careers for themselves: as screenwriter and actress, respectively.
The affair with Orson Welles was reported to have been the cause of her divorce from Gibbons in 1941, but that is far from certain, in particular considering the Hollywood reputation of Gibbons' sexual orientation.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dolores_del_Rio   (540 words)

 sfweekly.com | | Film | Second Time Around | 1999-02-10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Jacobs photographs the screen, the projector the film is playing on, and at one point torments us with 10 minutes of blur as images slip off the sprocket holes.
The entire film is an act of imaginative rediscovery of "the vivacious doings of persons long dead," as Jacobs once put it, as well as being an exploration of the nature of cinematic storytelling.
In many ways the anonymous 1905 original version of the nursery rhyme about the pig-stealing piper's son -- credited by some to Billy Bitzer -- is stranger than what Jacobs does to it, taking place as it does in a series of tableaux through which a scrum of players rush.
www.sfweekly.com /issues/1999-02-10/film3.html   (392 words)

 Joel McCrea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joel Albert McCrea, (November 5, 1905 - October 20, 1990) was an American film actor.
Born in South Pasadena, California, McCrea became interested in films after graduating from the Pomona College.
He worked as an extra in films from 1927 before being cast in a major role in The Jazz Age (1929).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Joel_McCrea   (448 words)

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A secret stash of naughty silent films turned up in a Paris attic, and producer Michel Reilhac knew he had to put them on the big screen.
"These films were made as a joke by people who had no idea of performing to the camera, and you can tell: the way they carry themselves is entirely natural.
The charm and innocence was gone." Reilhac He shares an immaculately smart converted warehouse in Paris's chic 9th arrondissement with his wife and three teenage children, who are all about to leave for their second home in Kenya.
www.lafemmemagazine.com /film1.htm   (263 words)

 OZ CINEMA.com : Articles : History of Australian Film - Take 1
After the advent of film technology in the late 1800s, Australia embraced the medium wholeheartedly, and underwent a period of rapid development in the industry.
When television started to permeate the landscape in 1956, members of the film industry felt that the industry may, in fact, be jeopardised by this new medium.
In addition, the films produced during the late sixties were dominated by co-productions and works directed by foreigners (most notably England's Michael Powell).
www.ozcinema.com /articles/1998/april/history1.html   (432 words)

 Early Film Industry 2
The intensive film production at Pathé is one of the premises for the development of established permanent cinemas in Europe and in the U.S. The films being interchangeable created a demand for seeing more pictures and stories on the screens, i.e.
In the film factory in Vincennes outside Paris, film was produced like on an assembly line.
The films were distributed globally and the same Pathé films could be seen in Stockholm and Berlin, as well as in New York and Los Angeles.
www.ljudochbildarkivet.se /journaldigital/REEL_HISTORY/filmfragment_11.htm   (171 words)

 AllRefer.com - Greta Garbo (Film, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Garbo's success in the Swedish film The Atonement of GOsta Berling (1923) brought her to Hollywood.
Possessing classic beauty and a husky, alluring voice, she was known in her early films for her portrayals of sexual passion.
Her films include Flesh and the Devil (1927), Grand Hotel (1932), and Ninotchka (1939).
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 Spinning Straw into Gold: Four Works by Jürgen Reble in the New Medium of Film
Jürgen Reble's film works are marked by layers of residue, shifting abstract surfaces, chemical traces, scratches and blotches, as though a virus has infected the image, distorting its tone and colour, imbuing it with unusual textures and a strange aura.
Film loops would be subjected to chemical and other treatments, the effect was witnessed in real time until the loops fell apart in the projector.
With this sonic panorama the film is a paradoxically claustrophobic journey, barbiturate and itchy, undertaken in vague detachment.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/cteq/04/32/jurgen_reble.html   (1687 words)

 1905   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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January 22 - Massacre of Russian demonstrators at the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, one of the triggers of the abortive Russian Revolution of 1905.
January 26 - The Cullinan Diamond is found near Pretoria, South Africa at the Premier Mine.
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 Tribeca Film Festival - Film ist. (7-12)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
His research brought him to film archives in Austria, France, Holland, Italy, and Portugal, all of which have dedicated themselves to preserving early motion picture history.
In this process, he excavated hundreds of commercial films dating from the 1890's through the 1920's, which were produced throughout Europe and in the United States.
Deutsch transforms his movie into a sensuous viewing experience through the pronounced variance of image texture in successive shots (in terms of sharpness, contrast, and grain), in the juxtaposition of fl and white with tinted scenes, and in the slight variations from frame to frame of the speed in which the action occurs.
www.tribecafilmfestival.org /2003/filmguide/eventnote.php?EventNumber=1230&FullNote=1   (313 words)

 1905 in film: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about 1905 in film
1905 in film: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about 1905 in film
See also: 1904 in film, other events of 1905, 1906 in film, list of 'years in film'.
Pathé Frères[?] colors fl and white films by machine.
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 Film Studies: University of Pittsburgh
A graduate program in film studies is available through the Department of English.
By enrolling in graduate work in the Department of English, the student interested in film studies has the rare opportunity to work within the context of an investigation of literature and contemporary theory.
Those interested in film studies should choose an advisor in the program and meet with the program director or other faculty members during the first year of study.
www.pitt.edu /AFShome/f/i/filmst/public/html/graduate/participatingDepts.html   (374 words)

 Ufa and German film chronology > German-Hollywood Connection
Messter — as inventor, exhibitor, distributor, producer — was to become one of Germany's most significant film pioneers, and a founder of Ufa.
He is one of the first film producers to realize the advantages of an indoor studio, making filmmakers less dependent on the variable German weather.
The nine-minute-long German film Der Raubmord am Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal bei Berlin (“Robbery and Murder on the Spanau Ship Canal Near Berlin”) is modelled on the American Western, The Great Train Robbery (1903) which has a running time of 10 minutes.
www.germanhollywood.com /ufachron.html   (1161 words)

 MovieMartyr.com - Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son
Tom, Tom, the Piper’s Son, Ken Jacobs’ seminal reexamination of a 1905 short film of the same title, transforms what was essentially an extended chase scene featuring a comic crowd of villagers into a meditation on the way we view films and on the medium itself.
Certainly, the film reinforces the much-proffered notion that one of the goals of avant-garde cinema is to train the viewer to see cinema, and the world itself, through different eyes.
The grain of the film stock is wild and unpredictable, and examining its swirl frame by flashing frame in extreme close-up gives an appreciation of the process by which cinematic motion is created.
www.moviemartyr.com /1969/tomtomthepipersson.htm   (659 words)

 Vie et la passion de Jésus Christ, La (1905)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
His only other film, which I know, to have had much impact on the development of the medium was 'Histoire d'un crime' (1901).
Released in 1905, at 44 minutes, it's the earliest known feature-length film, depending on one's criteria.
An Australian film, 'The Story of the Kelly Gang,' was released in 1906, at over an hour in length, but it's now lost.
www.imdb.com /Title?0127962   (404 words)

 screenonline: Rescued by Rover (1905)
It marks a key stage in the medium's development from an amusing novelty to the "seventh art", able to hold its own alongside literature, theatre, painting, music and other more traditional forms.
By 1905, most films consisted of multiple shots, but their narratives were still conceived on an essentially "theatrical" model, in that they consisted of a series of self-contained "acts".
While a simple shot of a dog running down a street might seem banal if watched in isolation, we know from what has already been shown that it's going to rescue a kidnapped baby girl, and by cutting on action (i.e.
www.screenonline.org.uk /film/id/514859/index.html   (397 words)

 Chinese Movies
The list includes all the major films that have won international or national awards in the past four decades as well as classics from the 1920s to 1940s.
With a jury of more than 20 prominent film artists, critics and film artists, critics and film historians, they cover a wide range of film categories and performances and are designed to promote creativity, film research and criticism.
The opera films gave way to modern drama films in the '30s and '40s, made by second generation artists as Yuan Muzhi and Tang Xiaodan, all former stage directors.
www.shme.com /culture/film/movie.htm   (782 words)

 The Hindu News Update Service
The film dishonours the cause of eye donation in one of the historical years of the movement," International Eye Bank general secretary Malay Ray told PTI.
Ray said that celebrities, including film stars and intelligentsia traditionally shied away from pledging eyes due to inherent prejudices and religious taboos and this film would embolden their wrong notions.
Ray expressed surprise that the Marathi actress had not gone into the script at length before signing the film despite the fact that her home state Maharashtra was one of the pioneers in the national eye donation movement alongside Tamil Nadu.
www.hinduonnet.com /holnus/009200505251161.htm   (405 words)

 The Slovene film archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Films were shot on the inflammable film tape and badly damaged.
It was established that some films describing Slovenia were still stored in the institutions like: Croate Cinémathèque in Zagreb, Archives Filmske novosti in Belgrade, Yugoslav Cinémathèque in Belgrade, Austrian Film Archive in Vienna, German Film Archives in Koblenz, Institute Lucce in Rome, War Film Archives in Paris.
We believe that some films interesting for Slovenia are stored in Hungary, France (the oldest ones), Russia (films produced during the World War II) and perhaps also in Great Britain and USA.
www.sigov.si /ars/2332a.htm   (424 words)

 Movie Industry and Personnel (Yale Library Film Studies)
The American Film Institute (AFI) is the nation's preeminent arts organization dedicated to advancing and preserving the art of the moving image.
It is searchable by film title, director, production year (from 1913 to one year ago), exhibition year (from 1996 to one year ago), and production or co-production country.
The database is the result of the collaboration between the European Audiovisual Observatory and the various specialized national sources as well as the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.
www.library.yale.edu /humanities/film/industry.html   (872 words)

 Film Details : Video and Film Lending Library : Resources : AFSC
A masterpiece of political and aesthetic filmmaking, Potemkin was the result of Eisenstein's assignment by the Soviet government to commemorate the 1905 revolution on film.
He used a mutiny onboard a battleship and the subsequent slaughter of sympathetic Odessa residents as a symbol of the nationwide uprising and subsequent repression.
The film shows the sailors discontent and inhuman treatment.
www.afsc.org /newengland/bigcat/ttl.php?FID=721   (204 words)

 1905 in film - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
1905 in film - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Film: Ken Jacobs: Tom, Tom the Piper's Son   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Jacobs takes a 1905 short and re-films it to create infinite variations and explorations of its actions, faces and forms.
Original 1905 film shot and probably directed by G.W. 'Billy' Bitzer, rescued via a paper print.
Seven infinitely complex cine-tapestries comprise the original film and the style is not primitive, not uncinematic, but an inspired indication of a path of cinematic development whose value has only recently been rediscovered.
www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com /en/film/30211.html   (371 words)

 John Hawkridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
1905 as innovative and influential (the so-called British Pioneers), and to regard British films produced after this date as `retarded' in relation to their international counterparts (particularly in relation to films emanating from the USA).
Concomitant with this perspective has been a lack of (contemporary) research on this period of British film history.
The aims of this paper are thus not only to begin to redress this historical deficiency, but also to (re)address the view that British films produced in this period are formally `retarded'.
www.nmsi.ac.uk /nmpft/film100/panel10c.htm   (128 words)

 Articles - Film format   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Before that, films were just identified by the name of the cameras they were intended for.
For roll holder means film for cartridge roll holders, allowing roll film to be used with cameras designed to use glass plates.
The film format would thus be exactly the same as the size of the print -- so if you wanted large prints, you would have to use a large camera and corresponding film format.
www.gaple.com /articles/Film_format   (325 words)

 Market Street Railway | Filming a Century On Market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This frame-grab from the original 1905 film portrays a mix of the most prevalent vehicles of the day, mostly cable cars and horsecars, with a few early automobiles scattered about.
The same building occupied that site in 1905, but, for forty years, its ornate sandstone façade has been marred by the aluminum overlay seen here, now being removed as the building is converted to high-end condominiums.
In conjunction with the film premier, Market Street Railway’s Board of Directors is hosting a special reception at 6:15pm for city officials and prospective major donors to our museum project.
www.streetcar.org /news/2005/trip   (979 words)

 Berlin Film Festival news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The film is based on the experiences of co-screenwriter Oscar Torres as an 11-year-old child who suddenly becomes the "man of the house" after his father abandons the family during the Salvadoran civil war.
It was funded by Film Four, the Irish Film Board and TV3, in partnership with Lions Gate Films International, with LGI pre-selling the picture during this year's European Film Market, the tradeshow component of the Berlin International Film Festival.
The film is based on the 1905 uprising aboard the battleship Potemkin that sparked revolutionary riots in the port city of Odessa.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/international/feature_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000790440   (4944 words)

 Anna May Wong: Frosted Yellow Willows, a Documentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Narrated by Nancy Kwan, this documentary film, "Anna May Wong ~ Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life, Times and Legend" introduces the first Asian American international film star (1905-1961) whose marked beauty and achievements have yet to be rivaled.
She appeared in over 60 films, starred in domestic as well as international stage productions, and made appearances on top drama shows in early television.
And through the use of photographs, interviews, and film footage from around the world, we will present the actress who charmed audiences worldwide with her piquant style.
www.anna-may-wong.com   (237 words)

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