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Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 280 works in 281 publications in 1 language and 295 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary films  Ethnographic films  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Comedy films  Silent films 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
For the papoose( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A white man is tired of his Indian bride and falls in love with the daughter of a white settler. He escapes with the white girl and his child, but is pursued by his wife's brother, who in a desperate fight, kills him and rescues his sister's child
The Star by Steven Yeun( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite her fame and popularity as a dancer, Pauline Deverau is giving it up for a career as an actress. Clarence Inbad, one of her most ardent fans, attends her last dance performance. He becomes so enamored of Pauline that he attempts to force his way backstage to meet her. He is thrown out. Sometime later, to prepare for a dramatic role, Pauline takes a job as a waitress in a local restaurant. There she meets Clarence, who presses his suit. Pauline is so amused by Clarence that, as a joke, she agrees to meet him for dinner. A comic situation results and poor Clarence gets his comeuppance
British War Office official news-film( Visual )

2 editions published between 1917 and 1918 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Bo Peep( Visual )

1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rushville's hotelier Squire Skinner took his mule cart to the train station to meet passengers needing his "bus." One day he found a fare, and took her to the hotel. She registered as La Belle Petroleum, heel dancer, but was really a "vampire" (i.e., vamp), and rehearsed in the woods to the fascination of Heeza Boob the shepherd, and his flock of goats. Eventually, the interested squire lost La Belle to Heeza; they had six sons. The squire decided to try again, and he and La Belle eloped, but Heeza and the sons, now grown, foiled the plan
The Vicar of Wakefield( Visual )

1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vicar of Wakefield endures much hardship after his eldest son leaves and his daughter, Olivia, elopes with Squire Wilmot. The squire arranges what he beieves to be a mock marriage to Olivia. When Olivia learns of this she leaves him. The Vicar searches for his daughter and eventually finds both his wayward children. Olivia's situation with Squire Wilmot is eventually rectified and the Vicar is at peace
The Merry wives of Windsor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy in which Falstaff enters into a flirtation with two women, Mrs. Page and Mrs. Ford, and is made a fool of
The 5th string( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young violinist, Angelo Diotti, is applauded by all but one girl, Mildred, who is left cold by his playing and he is in despair. The devil appears in a cloud of smoke and offers him a magical instrument with five strings. On the first four strings he can make powerful enough music to win his reluctant lady, but on the fifth string, if any player plays, he dies. When he touches the fifth string, the charm is broken and he drops dead
The lion hunters = La chasse au lion l'arc by Jean Rouch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plucky Borrow family goes lion hunting, leaving daughter Jane in charge. The ranch hand, repulsed by Jane, causes a snake to bite Jane, in revenge. Knowing Mr. Borrow has the only antidote, Mrs. Borrow rides to him, falling into the lion trap en route. Her horse fetches Mr. Borrow who releases Mrs. Borrow. She races back and saves Jane's life
The Tie that binds( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mollie McIntyre chooses to marry Biff Hogan, a tough, over Larry Maguire, a hard working man. When Biff is arrested for a break-in and sent to prison, Larry and his mother help Mollie and her daughter. Mollie divorces Biff and marries Larry. When Biff is released he tries to visit his daughter but Larry stops him. Biff sees his daughter by chance in the park and speaks with her. Biff later goes to the family's home intent on shooting Larry. Instead, he nearly kills his child when she is sitting in a chair wearing Larry's hat. The shock makes Biff resolve to lead a better life
The Quest( Visual )

1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Douglas, a millionaire tired of the false life he is leading, is the only surviver of a shipwreck. He reaches an island inhabited by a lost tribe. Here he meets Nai, the daughter of the tribe's chief. They fall in love and elope. The father's favored suitor pursues the lovers, but is killed by lightning. They marry and go to the hills to live. John's friends, cruising in a yacht, arrive off the island and he plans to take Nai back to civilization. However, through a dream he sees the terrible effect society would have upon her. So, he tells the priest that they both will return to the tribe as her father wishes
Lucille Love, the girl of mystery( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of the fifteen-part serial drama, Lucille stows away in Loubeque's ship, in Chinese costume. He discovers her and the captain befriends her. Loubeque and she exchange false papers. He tells the captain she is insane; in San Francisco, he abducts her. Overall, the serial focuses on Lucille Love's attempts--in China, the Philippines, the South Pacific, and Mexico, among other locales--to recover internationally important secret papers stolen from her father, Gen. Sumter Love, by his former classmate and romantic rival Hugo Loubeque, now a spy, who is also determined to avenge his expulsion from West Point, which Love facilitated by testifying against him regarding a theft
The Little orphan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three bachelors, Rankin Porter, Jerry Mathers and David Clark, agree to each adopt a Belgian orphan boy. David finds that, by mistake, he has adopted a girl. After some debate, he decides to keep the cheerful, fun-loving Renée. David is being pursued by Mrs. Hardwick, a divorcée who does not like Renée, so she decides to find David a more agreeable wife. Emmeline Warren befriends Renée and soon Emmeline and David are engaged. Unfortunately, it turns out that Jerry and Emmeline are old sweethearts; their romance is rekindled and David gallently steps aside. He sends Renée away to school and becomes reclusive. Eight years pass, Renée finishes school and returns home where she and David discover they have fallen in love and so they marry
The Mysterious Mr. Davey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Henry Murray, who has recently married, meets an old flame. He begins to meet her regularly for dinner but deceives his wife by telling her that the person he is meeting is Mr. Davey, a confirmed woman-hater. His ruse is successful until the day he mixes up the messages he writes to both his wife and paramour. "Mr. Davey" learns he has a wife and his wife suspects he is seeing another woman. Henry saves the day at home by planting a false obituary in the newspaper announcing the death of the noted woman-hater, Mr. Davey. When the paper reaches his home, Henry feigns grief and his wife apologizes and does her best to console him
Rolling stones( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A will stipulates that Jerry Braden and Norma Noggs must marry each other in order to jointly inherit a lucrative candy factory. The will further states that if either marries someone else, the entire fortune will go to the unwed beneficiary. Because Jerry is already married, he tries to figure out a way to marry Norma to someone else. He receives unexpected help from Dave Fulton, who arrives with his own plan to impersonate Jerry in order to inherit the factory. Dave falls in love with Norma, reforms and the two try to elope. However, the police are after Dave and prevent the lovers from leaving. Jerry proposes a deal which Norma and Dave accept: Norma and Dave can marry, and Dave and Jerry can become partners at the factory
Mildred's doll( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Little Mildred lives with her grandfather, Will Holt, an old miner. One day Mildred is home alone with the dog Spot, when two men break into the cabin to steal her grandfather's gold. Spot, though, has heard the thieves and his barking warns Mildred. She quickly hides the gold in her doll and refuses to tell the men where it is. Meanwhile, Spot fetches Holt, who struggles with the thieves, killing one. Mildred shoots the other, saving not only her grandfather's gold, but his life
The Lightning Raider( Visual )

1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Lightning Raider, a beautiful young woman who is a daring master thief, meets a young millionaire, Thomas Norton, while fleeing from the scene of her latest theft. In this episode, Lightning tries to recover a valuable ebony block which was taken from Tom by Wu Fang, a ruthless criminal. The block was entrusted to Tom by his dying father who was mortally wounded by an emissary from Wu Fang. Years before, Tom's father and a beautiful Chinese woman whom Wu Fang held prisoner fled from Wu Fang and took this block which was Wu Fang's most cherished possession. Lightning, Tom and Wu Fang attend the same social function. At the event, Wu Fang entrusts the block to Mr. Scarborough. Lightning threatens to expose Scarborough's affair with the young Miss Wells and so gains possession of the block. Wu Fang then kills Scarborough. When the police arrive to investigate the murder, Wu Fang suggests searching the women who were with Scarborough shortly before he was killed. The police comply but Lightning slips the block unnoticed into Wu Fang's robe pocket before she is searched. The next morning, Lightning disguised as a drunken old woman, gets the block back from Wu Fang at the police station and eludes Wu Fang and the police who chase her
The Red Ace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Virginia Dixon and Royal Northwest Mounted Police Constable Winthrop continue their pursuit of the evil foreign agents. The agents have gained possession of the platinum which Virginia's brother hid before the agents murdered him in Lost Hope, Canada. The platinum is important in the manufacture of munitions. In this chapter, Virginia and Winthrop, on board ship, get the platinum after preventing Doctor Hirtzman from throwing it overboard. Meanwhile, Hirtzman sets in motion a plan. At the dock in San Francisco, the foreign agents are arrested by phony officials, and Virginia and Winthrop come with the group as witnesses. The car is attacked, and Virginia and Winthrop are overpowered, bound and gagged and left in a building which Hirtzman sets on fire. Virginia manages to escape by making a perilous jump to the ground
The Voice of destiny( Visual )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When Charles Lind is stricken blind, his brother John takes charge of his business affairs, while his little niece Marie reads his mail to him so that he may reply into a dictaphone. After John confesses that he has lost a great deal of Charles' money on the stock market, the brothers fight. A short time later, Charles is shot and John is seen crouching by the body. Following John's arrest, detectives recognize Briggs, the butler, as a wanted criminal, and shoot him when he attempts to escape. Marie, playing with the dictaphone, hears her uncle's last words which point to Briggs as the murderer. Hearing the recording from his hospital bed, the dying Briggs confesses and John is freed
The Seven pearls( Visual )

1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ilma, a young American woman raised in Turkey, has come to New York to recover seven priceless pearls stolen from the sultan. If she does not recover them within six months, she must enter the sultan's harem or her foster father, Mustapha Bey, will be beheaded. In this episode, Ilma and Harry are rescued from the water and from pursuing villains, Perry Mason and Stayne, by the coast guard. Ilma is later visited by a cult priest who has gained one pearl and wants another to complete the eyes of the cult's idol. The priest drugs Ilma and tries to steal one of the pearls. Eventually, Perry is trapped in the idol's mighty grasp and Ilma and Harry gain two pearls, only to have them taken by a mysterious man
Diplomacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The United States and Mexico are represented by two men dressed like cartoon figures. The men bicker across a painted map of the border region. The man personifying Mexico goads Uncle Sam until Uncle Sam spanks him. The film begins with a transformation from a still cartoon drawing into living figures
 
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AFI/Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)

Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress. Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection

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Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Museum & Historical Society Collection (Library of Congress)

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