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Handel

Clip #: TFA-137C
Length: 10:32
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1920s
Description:
A James A Fitzpatrick film about the early years of the musician Handel

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Chopin

Clip #: MF-30A
Length: 10:01
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
RCA Photophone education film reenacting the affair between Frédéric François Chopin and George Sand in the later part of his life.

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Famous Authors - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Clip #: TFA-93D
Length: 12:28
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
A film about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and the places associated with his life.

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Touareg

Clip #: TFA-304A
Length: 13:17
Year: 1948
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
Traditional scenes of Tuareg life, including a young man's transition to manhood, wedding festivities and a camel salt caravan through the Sahara.

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The Call of the City

Clip #: SF-11E
Length: 13:20
Year: 1915
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1910s
Description:
Bessie Graham has been a sort of maid-of-all-work in her mother's boarding house for years. Determined to make a change, she tells her mother that she is going to strike out for herself and try to get a position in the city. Arrived in the city, she rents a cheap room and starts to look for...

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Mid Sahara Sands

Clip #: TFA-232O
Length: 4:09
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
A Bedouin wedding in the middle of the Sahara Desert in the 1920s.

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Fisher Folks

Clip #: SF-1C
Length: 15:06
Year: 1911
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1910s
Description:
Steve Hardester, a handsome young fisherman, is infatuated with Cora, the village flirt. She, though really caring for him, must indulge her inclination to coquetry, laughingly flinging love back into his face, often making him the target of derision. Our story opens on the day of the Fair in...

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Chez Les Nomades

Clip #: TFA-335G
Length: 10:40
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Nomads set up camp in the Sahara Desert.

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Dealing For Daisy

Clip #: SF-3A
Length: 13:01
Year: 1915
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1910s
Description:
aka Mr Silent Haskins. When Rhea Mitchell arrives in town and discovers she has inherited a saloon with dancing girls, she shuts it down. However, both William S. Hart and crooked gambler J. Barney Sherry want to marry her, so they play poker for her. Hart, the winner, orders Sherry out of town...

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The Longest Gangplank

Clip #: TFA-157
Length: 01:36:51
Year: 1926
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
Entertaining travelogue from 1926 promoting The French Line, a trans-Atlantic cruise line. This is interspersed with narrative that focuses on a young middle-class couple who takes a trip on the ocean liner. Extensive footage of passengers enjoying leisure time and activities on the sun...

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