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Blackhawk Films

Overview
Works: 1,492 works in 2,125 publications in 2 languages and 7,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Parodies, imitations, etc  Silent films  Fiction  Science fiction films  Humor 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Erich Pommer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic
The Sheik Son of the Sheik by Film Preservation Associates ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of the Sheik: Valentino plays a dual role of father and son in this story of the young Ahmed, who falls in love with Yasmin, a dancing girl, but is then captured and tortured by renegades
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Civil War spectacular which became a controversial classic of film history. Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan
The Chaplin mutuals ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters, each of whom becomes involved with different people and situations, including an arson plot with a girlfriend's father, and a boss who impersonates a count
Nosferatu by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first film version of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Count Orlock (Nosferatu, the vampire), leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats
Landmarks of early film ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied. Includes films from Pathé frères, Vitagraph Co., Biograph Co., and Keystone Film Co. Includes films by Thomas Edison, Louis Lumière, Edwin S. Porter, George Meéliès, Charles Pathé, Ferdinand Zecca, Max Linder, D.W. Griffith, and Henry Lehrman
The Chaplin Mutuals ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between May 1916 and October 1917, Chaplin produced a series of twelve films for the Mutual Film corporation which are considered his finest short comedies. This volume presents four films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. The Immigrant (11th Mutual film): Charlie and Edna are immigrants to the land of Liberty. The Adventurer (12th Mutual film): Charlie, an escaped convict, impersonates a wealthy yachtsman. The Cure (10th Mutual film): Chaplin is a wealthy inebriate drying out at a sanitarium. Easy Street (9th Mutual film): Charlie become a policemen in the city's toughest neighborhood
Way down East a simple story of plain people ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Impoverished Anna Moore lives in a New England village with her elderly mother. Anna sets out to petition her wealthy city-dwelling Aunt Emma for help. At Aunt Emma's Anna meets rich, idle, womanizer Lennox Sanderson, who uses a mock marriage to compel her surrender to his seduction. When Anna announces that she is pregnant, the cad reveals the truth then deserts her. Anna's baby dies, her mother passes away. Abandoned and orphaned she finds refuge working on the Bartlett farm--a shamed woman who only wishes to keep her secret. David Bartlett has fallen in love with the gentle servant girl, however, and refuses to let the Puritanical justifications of a stuffy and unfeeling society alter his feelings
World War I films of the silent era ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These four short films show essential news and propaganda functions of the movies during the Great War of 1914-1918. In those days before television and radio, fiction films in movie theaters were the most widely shared public experience while news films presented the most detailed and potent images of military life and front line action. Some news films were faked but some was authentic, obtained at great risk by daredevil combat cameramen. The fourth film is a 1975 compilation of early footage
The Chaplin Mutuals ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between May 1916 and October 1917, Chaplin produced a series of twelve films for the Mutual Film corporation which are considered his finest short comedies. This volume presents four films in which Chaplin plays a variety of dramatic and comedic characters. The count (5th Mutual film): Charlie, a comically inept tailor's assistant, and Eric, his mountainous boss, offer rival impersonations of Count Broko in order to meet Miss Moneybags. At the Moneybags party, Charlie is sensational on the dance floor until he's put to the chase when the actual count appears. The vagabond (3rd Mutual film): Charlie, a street violinist who rescues Edna from gypsies to fall in love with, lose and ultimately regain her after she is discovered to be wealthy. The fireman (2nd Mutual film): Charlie is a clumsy but eager apprentice fireman under the crooked precinct chief. Behind the screen (7th Mutual film): A satire of life at a silent movie studio
Landmarks of early film ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary view of filmmaker, George Méliès' life, integrating rare photographs, early drawings and numerous motion picture clips, charting his life
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1925 and 1997 in Russian and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin in 1905
Gold rush by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1925 and 1985 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays a lone prospector in the 1890 Alaskan Gold Rush. The little tramp braves cold, hunger, a delirious cabinmate and unrequited love in this boisterous, yet tender, comedy gem
Aelita by I︠A︡kov Aleksandrovich Protazanov ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An engineer living in Moscow dreams of the Queen of Mars and builds a spaceship to take him to her
Under full sail silent cinema on the high seas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The square rigger: Early sound short filmed as part of Fox's Magic Carpet of Movietone, shows life aboard the schoolship Dar Pomorza, "The White Frigate." Built in 1909 as the Prinzess Eitel Friedrich, it was ceded from Germany to France as a prize of World War I, and was later donated to the Polish State Maritime School in 1930 where it served 50 years and trained more than 13,000 cadets
The Chaplin Mutuals ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four early films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. One a.m.: Charlie arrives home inebriated and tries to get into his house, upstairs and to bed. The Pawnshop: As a pawnbroker's helper, the objects in the shop provide a cornucopia of great prop-related gags for Charlie's antics. The Floorwalker: This first Chaplin Mutual involves Charlie as a lowly clerk with an embezzling manager and a fantastic escalator sequence. The Rink: Charlie, as a waiter somehow adjourns to a roller skating rink where he is revealed as a virtuoso on wheels
The Moving picture boys in the Great War ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1918 and 1986 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary study of changing American attitudes as isolationism is abandoned and the United States becomes directly involved in World War I. Film segments from commercial films, authentic foot from films made during World War I and an account of propagandistic use of newsreels illustrate the relationship between changing American attitudes toward the conflict in Europe and the content of motion pictures from 1914 to 1918
Landmarks of early film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied
Sally of the sawdust ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his first and most famous silent vehicle, Fields plays the role of Eustace McGargle, a carnival con man who has adopted young Sally. His schemes of juggling, bootlegging and shell games put Sally in danger and lead to a climax complete with an automobile race-to-the-rescue chase sequence
As you like it by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, this story is full of kindliness, good fellowship, and goodwill. Although shortened from the original, this version is considered an honest interpretation of the play, with no modern day additions
 
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controlled identity Eastin-Phelan Corporation

Blackhawk Films, inc., Davenport, Iowa
Languages
English (81)
Russian (9)
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