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Great Old Short Subjects: Poetic Gems - The Old Prospector Talks (1935) / Bill and I Went Fishing (1927) / Couldn't Live Without You (1938) / Franz Liszt (1925) / The Seventh Wonder - Panama (1934) / The Old Camp Ground (1935)

Rare poetic and dramatic short subjects.
Great Old Short Subjects: Poetic Gems - The Old
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 55 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2010
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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These remarkable rediscovered short films have not been seen in over half a century.

Poetic Gems - The Old Prospector Talks (1935, B&W): As he prepares to meet his maker, an aging prospector muses upon his life of solitude spent chasing his dreams of wealth. Poem By Edgar A. Guest; Directed By Deane H. Dickason; Starring Al Shayne; Narrated by Norman Brokenshire.

Bill And I Went Fishing (1927, B&W): The virtues of a dreamy day spent fishing on a silvery stream far from the city are extolled. Directed By Charles L. Glett; Poem By Edgar A. Guest.

Couldn't Live Without You (1938, B&W): A mother's love for her seven year old boy is the theme of this tender essay. Poem by Edgar A. Guest; Lyrics by Frank Loesser.

Franz Liszt (1925, B&W): The aging composer muses about his youthful love affairs in a musical tribute. Written & Directed by James A. Fitzpatrick.

The Seventh Wonder - Panama (1934, B&W): A film exploration of Panama City and the workings of the amazing 42 mile long Panama Canal. Produced & Narrated by Deane H. Dickason.

The Old Camp Ground (1935, B&W): Union soldiers and Confederate prisoners engage in a singing competition at a prisoner-of-war camp. Directed by William Watson Written By William Watson & Arthur L. Jarrett.

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  • Sales Rank: 13,681
  • UPC: 089218635099
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