Most widely held works about David Shepard
Most widely held works by David Shepard
Bride of Frankenstein ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it.
Landmarks of early film ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 572 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 Pathe frénes, Vitagraph Co., Biograph Co., and Keystone Film Co. Includes films by Thomas Edison, Louis Lumière, Edwin S. Porter, George Méliès, Charles Pathé, Ferdinand Zecca, Max Linder, D.W. Griffith, and Henry Lehrman.
The birth of a nation ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
A Civil War spectacular. 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 general Cops ; Playhouse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct.
The magic of Méliès ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
A collection of 15 early motion picture films by Georges Méliès for his Star Film company. Also includes a documentary on the life and career of Méliès.
Unseen cinema early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
"This seven-disc collection contains 155 avant-garde films, revealing hitherto unknown accomplishments of American filmmakers working in the United States and abroad from the invention of cinema until World War II. Offers an innovative and often controversial view of experimental film as a product of avant-garde artists, of professional directors and of amateur moviemakers working collectively and as individuals at all levels of film production."--Container.
Человек с кино-аппаратом Запись на пленке в 6-и роликах (Отрывок из дневника кино-оператора) ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 359 libraries worldwide
An experimental film which uses numerous cinematic techniques (split screens, multiple superimpositions, variable speeds, stop-action animation, etc.) to present a dawn-to-dusk view of the Soviet Union and to study the relationship between cinema and reality. Filmed in Moscow, Kiev, Odessa and elsewhere in the Soviet Union.
The movies begin a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this collection of the cinema's formative works. More than crucial historical artifacts, these films reveal the foundation from which the styles and stories of the contemporary cinema would later arise.
Стачка ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Russian and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Set in pre-World War I Tsarist Russia, the story depicts a strike by factory workers and its brutal suppression by the authorities.
Nanook of the North ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1922 and 2005 in English and German and held by 319 libraries worldwide
A documentary about the communal life of the Eskimos and their struggle for existence. Includes the 1958 documentary: Flaherty and film : Mrs. Frances Flaherty remembers Nanook of the North (8 min.).
D.W. Griffith's Biograph shorts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
"The selection of motion pictures featured in this disc set traces D.W. Griffith's rapid development as a filmmaker during his five years stint at the Biograph Company"--Container.
Our hospitality ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Our hospitality: A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth.
Comedy, spectacle and new horizons ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films, focusing especially on the first films that began to reflect modern cinematic conventions. Includes works by Pathé Frères, Max Linder, the Vitagraph Company, Alice Guy Blaché, and D.W. Griffith.
Der letzte Mann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then he experiences a strange twist of fate. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards.
D.W. Griffith years of discovery, 1909-1913 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations.
The cameraman's revenge and other fantastic tales the amazing puppet animation of Ladislaw Starewicz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and French and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Six animated works produced by Starewicz in Moscow and Paris between the years 1912 and 1958. As the world's first great puppet and stop-motion model animator, Starewicz was best known for his insect stories. Starewicz's grasshoppers, dogs, frogs, dolls, and other creatures portray heroics and follies with an exuberance of humor and invention.
King Vidor by King Vidor ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Georges Méliès first wizard of cinema (1896-1913) ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Arranged in chronological order, this comprehensive thirteen hour collection gathers for the first time nearly all surviving films of Georges Méliès from his first (Card party, 1896) to his last (The voyage of the Bouririchon Family, 1913), bracketing more than 170 others. Beautiful new music has been prepared by ten leading practitioners of silent film accompaniment.
Les Vampires ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Describes the achievements of Les Vampires, a secret society of criminals led by Irma Vep. The gang uses kidnapping, poisonous gas, heavy artillery, sexual domination and murder to gain power over the elite of Paris.
The art of Buster Keaton. [Disc 2 ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Three silent comedies (one feature length and two shorts) starring Buster Keaton.
Amateur films American Civil War (1861-1865) Animated films Birth of a nation (Motion picture) Chaplin, Charlie,--1889-1977 Cinematography Comedy films Comedy films Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dance in motion pictures, television, etc. Documentary films Documentary films Drama Experimental films Experimental films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations France Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character) Frankenstein films Germany History Horror films Kinetoscope Man-woman relationships Méliès, Georges,--1861-1938 Motion picture film collections Motion picture industry Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures, American New York (State)--New York Nonfiction films Railroads Russia Short films Short films Silent films Silent films Social problems Soviet Union Strikes and lockouts Surrealism Theaters--Employees United States United States--Confederate States of America Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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