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Saved From The Flames
54 Rare And Restored Films (1896-1944)

Saved From The Flames - 54 Rare And Restored Films (1896-1944)
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8 videos in this collection

New Beginnings
Seven early cinematic experiments of Lumiere, Georges Mendel and others, including Cyrano De Bergerac (1900), generally believed to be the first ever film produced with both color and sound.
Magical Movies
Five early fantasy and trick films--including a previously-unseen trick film by Georges Melies, hand-colored films from Segundo de Chomon and Gaston Velle, and astonishing stop-motion animation from 1911.
Seeing The World
Among the ten films in this section are a transatlantic crossing in a Zeppelin dirigible, a 1925 stencil-colored trek through the Belgian Congo, World War I-era Parisian street kids in…
Laughing Like We Used To
Seven comedies, including four restored from turn of the century Italy and France, a recently-discovered nitrate negative of Charlie Chaplin's first appearance in his "tramp" attire, a frenetic Mack Sennett…
Drawings And Models
Six works of animation: Gaumont's Fantasmagorie (1908); three Fleischer Studios cartoons--Cartoon Factory (1924), Ain't She Sweet (1932), and Play Safe (1936); Ub Iwerks' Balloonland (1935), featuring a new color restoration…
Grace Notes
Rare musical performances: Django Reinhardt with Stephane Grapelli and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France in Jazz Hot (1939), Duke Ellington and the Cotton Club Orchestra featured in…
Persuade Me (Plus "Stolen Kisses")
Eleven films designed to influence, including a vintage promotional film of a French-dubbed Laurel & Hardy, theatrical advertisements featuring Michel Simon and Jacques Tati, a 1938 George Pal puppet animation,…
Tell Me A Story
Narratives from 1912-1913: D.W. Griffith's For His Son, Lois Weber's Suspense, and Thomas Ince's The Heart of an Indian, all mastered from beautiful 35mm film elements.