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Shepard, David

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The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
Landmarks of early film by David Shepard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilació dels primers enregistraments d'imatges en moviment
America Dances! 1897-1948 : A Collector's Edition of Social Dance in Film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film compilation is the fruition of 20 years of passion and research. Each excerpt catches a moment in our history and preserves it as a visual textbook. As a valuable archive, it reveals how we behaved and how we danced. This document presents our past for the generations of our future." - Title screens. Featuring film clips from silent films, newsreels, instructional films, and feature films, this presents Americans dancing iconic, vintage dances. A dance chronicle of our culture, this retrospective encompasses pivotal dance moments reflecting changing dance trends, expertise, and taste. Includes rarely seen footage of the African American and Latin strains that enliven America's dance heritage
The magic of Méliès by Georges Mlis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 562 WorldCat member 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
The general Cops ; Playhouse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member 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
Unseen cinema : early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941( Visual )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member 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
Chelovek s kino-apparatom zapisʹ na plenke v 6-i rolikakh (Otryvok iz dnevnika kino-operatora) = The man with the movie camera( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Russian and held by 430 WorldCat member 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 great train robbery and other primary works by Edwin S Porter( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early motion picture films, including works by Eadweard Muybridge, Louis and Auguste Lumière, Georges Méliès' "Le voyage dans la lune", Edwin S. Porter's "The great train robbery" and Segundo de Chomon's "The golden beetle."
The movies begin a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1914 by David Shepard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remastered from archival material in the United States, England and France, and newly scored, this collection of over 120 of the earliest motion picture works explores the genesis of cinema as it evolved from a purely technical curiosity into an influential means of artistic expression
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Históricamente reconocido como el primer film que explotó el movimiento de cámara, todo un clásico del cine mudo del maestro Murnau. Narra cómo un portero de un lujoso hotel, un anciano orgulloso de su trabajo y respetado por todos, es bruscamente degradado a mozo de los lavabos. Privado de su antiguo trabajo y del uniforme que le identifica, intenta ocultar su nueva condición, pero su vida se desintegra lentamente
Stachka( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Russian and held by 351 WorldCat member 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
D.W. Griffith's Biograph shorts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 347 WorldCat member 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
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
How to dance through time( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches viewers a variety of social dances. Dance historian Carol Téten narrates the steps and provides a historical overview of each dance. Professional dancers from Dance Through Time perform the dances with authentic music and fashions from each era
Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

36 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film, based on Flaherty's experiences in the years 1912-1919 as recorded in his book My Eskimo friends. Relates the story of an Inuit family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs
The cameraman's revenge and other fantastic tales the amazing puppet animation of Ladislaw Starewicz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 326 WorldCat member 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
Georges Méliès : first wizard of cinema (1896-1913) by Georges Mlis( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member 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
Comedy, spectacle and new horizons( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keaton plays a 19th century New Yorker who inherits a Southern mansion, only to discover himself on the losing side of an age-old feud
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El cuento clásico de un hombre que vende su alma al diablo
 
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Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic
Alternative Names
David Shepard AMerican film preservationist

Shepard David 1940-....

Shepard, David H. 1940-

Shepard, David Haspel 1940-

Дэвид Шепард

Languages
English (146)

Russian (5)

German (2)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

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