More Treasures From American Film Archives: 1894-1931 - Box Set (3-DVD Box Set)

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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 9 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Black & White / Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Image Entertainment
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • RSDL
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Commmentary:
      1. Critics
      2. Historians
      3. Preservationists
  • Interactive Features:
    • Interactive Menus
    • Scene Access
  • Additional Products:
    • Booklet - 200 page illustrated book with film notes and credits
    • Postcards from the films included

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by &

Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 01/01/2005
"[T]his new collection suggests how a reawakened enthusiasm for early cinema is infiltrating present-day film culture."
Premiere - 02/01/2005
"Beautiful, moving, as fun as it is informative."

Product Description:

Like the first "Treasures from the American Film Archives" produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation, "More Treasures" takes as its starting point the preservation work of our nation's film archives. More Treasures covers the years from 1894 through 1931, when the motion pictures from a peepshow curio to the nation's fourth largest industry. This is the period from which fewest American Films survive. Five film archives have made it their mission to save what remains of these first decades of American film: the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, George Eastman House, The Library of Congress, The Museum of Modern Art and the UCLA Film and Television Archive. More Treasures (made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities) reproduces their superb preservation work-fifty films follwed by six previews for lost features and serials.

Source: Image Entertainment, Inc.

Description by Image Entertainment:

Like the first "Treasures from the American Film Archives" produced by the National Film Preservation Foundation, "More Treasures" takes as its starting point the preservation work of our nation's film archives. More Treasures covers the years from 1894 through 1931, when the motion pictures from a peepshow curio to the nation's fourth largest industry. This is the period from which fewest American Films survive. Five film archives have made it their mission to save what remains of these first decades of American film: the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, George Eastman House, The Library of Congress, The Museum of Modern Art and the UCLA Film and Television Archive. More Treasures (made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities) reproduces their superb preservation work-fifty films follwed by six previews for lost features and serials.

Plot Keywords:

Cartoons | Classic | Documentary | Film About Film | Film History | Film Noir | Filmmakers | Serial | Vintage

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 014381227123
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00/lbs (approx)
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