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Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division

Overview
Works: 149 works in 233 publications in 1 language and 6,036 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Live sound recordings  History  Silent films  Rules  Reference works  Educational films  Film catalogs  Internet videos  Short films 
Roles: rps, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1995.75, 781.655
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Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall by Thelonious Monk Quartet( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A previously unreleased treasure only uncovered in 2005, this 1957 live recording captures one of the greatest jazz combos at its height. The set list consists entirely of Monk classics, such as "Evidence" and "Epistrophy."
Early motion pictures : the paper print collection in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geannot. filmogr. - Met cred., ind. - Ook aanwezig als :Motion pictures from the Library of Congress paper print collection 1894-1912 / by Kemp R. Niver, ed. by Bebe Bergsten - Berkeley [etc.] : University of California Press, 1967. - XXII, 402 p. ; 29 cm
The George Kleine collection of early motion pictures in the Library of Congress : a catalog by Library of Congress( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival moving image materials : a cataloging manual by Wendy White-Hensen( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving image materials : genre terms by Martha M Yee( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Pickford Theater : [schedule]( )

in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of film( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early feature and short films held by the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division that illustrate the history of film from 1900-1926
Wonderful inventions : motion pictures, broadcasting, and recorded sound at the Library of Congress by David Raksin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1985 and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts of film music by American composer David Raskin, with commentary. An accompanying resource to the book of the same title, edited by Iris Newsom
Prelinger Archives( Visual )

in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 4,000 titles on videotape and a smaller collection of film materials acquired subsequent to the Library of Congress transaction. Its goal remains to collect, preserve, and facilitate access to films of historic significance that haven't been collected elsewhere. Included are films produced by and for many hundreds of important US corporations, nonprofit organizations, trade associations, community and interest groups, and educational institutions. Getty Images represents the collection for stock footage sale, and over 2,800 key titles (now in the process of increasing to over 5,000) are available here
The Library of Congress presents historic presidential speeches, 1908-1993 by Bread (Musical group)( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set of speeches features the actual voices of seventeen American presidents from 1908-1993. They were selected by the staff of the Library of Congress, surviving first ladies, and the living presidents and their staffs
Motion picture agreement information( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mary Pickford Theater in the Library of Congress : [calendar]( )

in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam on film and television : documentaries in the Library of Congress by Victoria E Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hymn of the nations by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole motion picture of Arturo Toscanini, made in Dec. 1943 for the Office of War Information ; a recreation of his NBC Radio broadcast celebrating the downfall of Mussolini's Italian fascist government. "As originally filmed," complete with the Soviet "Internationale", and with restored sound. Also includes the overture to Verdi's "Forza del destino."
Origins of American animation( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The development of early American animation is represented by this collection of 21 animated films and 2 fragments, which spans the years 1900 to 1921. The films include clay, puppet, and cut-out animation, as well as pen drawings. They point to a connection between newspaper comic strips and early animated films, as represented by Keeping Up With the Joneses, Krazy Kat, and The Katzenjammer Kids. As well as showing the development of animation, these films also reveal the social attitudes of early twentieth-century America."
Inventing entertainment : the motion pictures and sound recordings of the Edison companies( )

in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Page devoted to the Library of Congress' collection of Thomas Edison's various entertainment inventions and samples from his industries such as various motion pictures, sound recordings, photographs and articles dealing with his life and work
Orphans in space : forgotten films from the final frontier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of short archival, artistic, educational and scientific films and videos centering on the theme of outer space. The fifteen titles come from various archives and mark an ongoing collaboration between partnering NYU entities, American and international archives, and the Orphan Film Symposium
The Spanish-American War in motion pictures( Visual )

in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features sixty-eight motion pictures produced between 1898 and 1901 of the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine Revolution. Made by the Edison Manufacturing Company and the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, films depict troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other war-time events. Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress
America at work, America at leisure : motion pictures from 1894-1915( Visual )

in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of motion pictures covering work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915. Features films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manufacturing, logging, calisthenic and gymnastic exercises in schools, amusement parks, boxing, expositions, football, parades, swimming, and other sporting events
The origins of film (1900-1926)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Library of Congress video collection is an ongoing series that makes widely available early archival film prints held in the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division"--Film notes
 
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