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The Resource Picturing a metropolis : New York City unveiled, Anthology Film Archives in association with British Film Institute, Cineric, Inc., Deutsches Filmmuseum, Film Preservation Associates, George Eastman House, the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art present ; curator, Bruce Posner ; DVD producer, David Shepard

Picturing a metropolis : New York City unveiled, Anthology Film Archives in association with British Film Institute, Cineric, Inc., Deutsches Filmmuseum, Film Preservation Associates, George Eastman House, the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art present ; curator, Bruce Posner ; DVD producer, David Shepard

Label
Picturing a metropolis : New York City unveiled
Title
Picturing a metropolis
Title remainder
New York City unveiled
Statement of responsibility
Anthology Film Archives in association with British Film Institute, Cineric, Inc., Deutsches Filmmuseum, Film Preservation Associates, George Eastman House, the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art present ; curator, Bruce Posner ; DVD producer, David Shepard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The DVD depicts dynamic images of New York City and scenes of New Yorkers among the skyscrapers, streets, and night life of America's greatest city during a half century of progress, while at the same time showing changes in film style and the history of cinema experiments." -- http://www.unseen-cinema.com/
Member of
Cataloging source
HVC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1872-1944
  • 1883-1965
  • 1890-1976
  • 1900-1979
  • 1910-1988
  • 1895-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Posner, Bruce Charles
  • Shepard, David
  • Bonine, R.
  • McCutcheon, Wallace
  • Smith, J. B
  • Bitzer, G. W.
  • Armitage, F. S
  • Porter, Edwin S
  • Weed, A. E
  • Brick, Al
  • Sheeler, Charles
  • Strand, Paul
  • Flaherty, Robert
  • Florey, Robert
  • Powell, Bonney
  • Leyda, Jay
  • Jacobs, Lewis
  • Burckhardt, Rudy
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Weinberg, Herman
  • Anthology Film Archives
  • British Film Institute
  • Cineric (Firm)
  • Film Preservation Associates
  • Deutsches Filmmuseum Frankfurt am Main
  • George Eastman House
  • Library of Congress
  • Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
152
Series statement
Unseen cinema : Early American avant-garde film 1894-1941
Series volume
5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Experimental films
  • Motion pictures
  • Short films
  • Silent films
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Picturing a metropolis : New York City unveiled, Anthology Film Archives in association with British Film Institute, Cineric, Inc., Deutsches Filmmuseum, Film Preservation Associates, George Eastman House, the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art present ; curator, Bruce Posner ; DVD producer, David Shepard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features: DVD-ROM accessible features (Filmmaker biographies and photo gallery ; Acknowledgements ; Sponsors ; Film note authors ; Credits ; Musicians) -- Essay "Where the Buffalo Roamed...Relative Histories of an Early American Avant-Garde Film" by film historian Bruce Posner, in booklet accompanying Disc 1
  • Image Entertainment: ID0592DSDVD (set)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Panorama from Times Building, New York
  • (1905) / Wallace McCutcheon
  • Skyscrapers of NYC from North River
  • (1903) / J.B. Smith
  • Panorama from Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • (1903) / G.W. "Billy" Bitzer
  • "Tricks of the trade"
  • --
  • Demolishing and building up the Star Theatre
  • (1901) / Frederick S. Armitage
  • "Early views"
  • Coney Island at night
  • (1905) / Edwin S. Porter
  • Interior New York Subway 14th Street to 42nd Street
  • (1905) / G.W. "Billy" Bitzer
  • Seeing New York by yacht
  • (1902) / Frederick Armitage & A.E. Weed
  • Looney Lens: Split skyscrapers
  • (1924) / Al Brick
  • Looney Lens: Tenth Avenue, NYC
  • (1924) / Al Brick
  • -- The
  • Scenes from Ford Educational Weekly
  • (1916-24) / creators unknown
  • 8th Avenue elevated train at 112th Street
  • -- The
  • trellis : work of sunshine and shade
  • --
  • View of Herald Square Station
  • --
  • Aerial view of Sixth Ave. train at 28th, 26th, 24th
  • --
  • Blizzard
  • Manhatta
  • (1921) / Charles Sheeler & Paul Strand
  • Twenty four Dollar Island
  • (c. 1926) / Robert Flaherty
  • Skyscraper symphony
  • (1929) / Robert Florey
  • Manhattan medley
  • (1931) / Bonney Powell -- A
  • Bronx morning
  • (1931) / Jay Leyda
  • (1899) / creators unknown
  • Footnote to fact
  • (1933) / Lewis Jacobs
  • "Seeing the world," part one: a visit to New York, N.Y.
  • (1937) / Rudy Burckhardt -- The
  • Pursuit of happiness
  • (1940) / Rudy Burckhardt
  • Gold Diggers of 1935 : "Lullaby of Broadway"
  • (1935) / Busby Berkeley
  • Autumn fire
  • (1930-33) / Herman Weinberg
  • Lower Broadway
  • (1902) / Robert K. Bonine
  • Beginning of a skyscraper
  • (1902) / Robert K. Bonine
Control code
62262149
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
New York City unveiled
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381059229 (set)
Other physical details
sound & silent, black and white and color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
av00065175
Publisher number
ID0592DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Picturing a metropolis : New York City unveiled, Anthology Film Archives in association with British Film Institute, Cineric, Inc., Deutsches Filmmuseum, Film Preservation Associates, George Eastman House, the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art present ; curator, Bruce Posner ; DVD producer, David Shepard
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features: DVD-ROM accessible features (Filmmaker biographies and photo gallery ; Acknowledgements ; Sponsors ; Film note authors ; Credits ; Musicians) -- Essay "Where the Buffalo Roamed...Relative Histories of an Early American Avant-Garde Film" by film historian Bruce Posner, in booklet accompanying Disc 1
  • Image Entertainment: ID0592DSDVD (set)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Panorama from Times Building, New York
  • (1905) / Wallace McCutcheon
  • Skyscrapers of NYC from North River
  • (1903) / J.B. Smith
  • Panorama from Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • (1903) / G.W. "Billy" Bitzer
  • "Tricks of the trade"
  • --
  • Demolishing and building up the Star Theatre
  • (1901) / Frederick S. Armitage
  • "Early views"
  • Coney Island at night
  • (1905) / Edwin S. Porter
  • Interior New York Subway 14th Street to 42nd Street
  • (1905) / G.W. "Billy" Bitzer
  • Seeing New York by yacht
  • (1902) / Frederick Armitage & A.E. Weed
  • Looney Lens: Split skyscrapers
  • (1924) / Al Brick
  • Looney Lens: Tenth Avenue, NYC
  • (1924) / Al Brick
  • -- The
  • Scenes from Ford Educational Weekly
  • (1916-24) / creators unknown
  • 8th Avenue elevated train at 112th Street
  • -- The
  • trellis : work of sunshine and shade
  • --
  • View of Herald Square Station
  • --
  • Aerial view of Sixth Ave. train at 28th, 26th, 24th
  • --
  • Blizzard
  • Manhatta
  • (1921) / Charles Sheeler & Paul Strand
  • Twenty four Dollar Island
  • (c. 1926) / Robert Flaherty
  • Skyscraper symphony
  • (1929) / Robert Florey
  • Manhattan medley
  • (1931) / Bonney Powell -- A
  • Bronx morning
  • (1931) / Jay Leyda
  • (1899) / creators unknown
  • Footnote to fact
  • (1933) / Lewis Jacobs
  • "Seeing the world," part one: a visit to New York, N.Y.
  • (1937) / Rudy Burckhardt -- The
  • Pursuit of happiness
  • (1940) / Rudy Burckhardt
  • Gold Diggers of 1935 : "Lullaby of Broadway"
  • (1935) / Busby Berkeley
  • Autumn fire
  • (1930-33) / Herman Weinberg
  • Lower Broadway
  • (1902) / Robert K. Bonine
  • Beginning of a skyscraper
  • (1902) / Robert K. Bonine
Control code
62262149
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
New York City unveiled
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381059229 (set)
Other physical details
sound & silent, black and white and color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
av00065175
Publisher number
ID0592DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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