Video — 1 videocassette (ca. 126 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (11 p.)
One too many (1916)
The wrong Mr. Fox (1917)
Mr. Flip (1909)
Alkali Ike's auto (1911)
Mabel's dramatic debut (1913)
Fox-trot finesse (1915)
A cure for pokeritis (1912)
Be my wife [abridged] (1921)
A natural-born gambler (1916).
A survey of once important, now forgotten but still funny vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the first fifteen years of the century. Their work in front of the camera inspired the first wave of film comedy.
[San Francisco, Calif.?] : National Film Preservation Foundation, c2013.
Video — 1 videodisc (approximately 198 minutes) : si., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (48 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Lyman H. Howe's famous ride on a runaway train (1921); 6 min. / producer, Lyman H. Howe
Happy-go-luckies (1923); 7 min. / Fables Pictures, Inc. ; producer, Paul Terry ; animators, Paul Terry ... [et al.]
Strong boy (preview) (1929); 42 sec. / Fox Film Corp. ; producer, William Fox ; director, John Ford ; writers, James Kevin McGuinness ... [et al.]
Upstream (1927); 60 min. / Fox Film Corp. ; producer, William Fox ; director, John Ford ; writer, Randall H. Faye
Birth of a hat : the art and mystery of making fur felt hats (ca. 1920); 14 min. / John B. Stetson Co.
Love charm (1928); 10 min. / Colorart Pictures ; producers, Howard C. Brown and Curtis F. Nagel ; director, Howard Mitchell ; writer: Duncan Renaldo
Won in a cupboard (1914); 13 min. / Keystone Film Co. ; producer, Mack Sennett ; director, Mabel Normand ; writer, Mabel Normand?
Active life of Dolly of the dailies : episode 5, "The Chinese fan" (1914); 14 min. / Thomas A. Edison Inc. ; producer, Walter Edwin ; writer, Acton Davies
Stories from American newsreels. Co-operative weekly review (1918) ; Selznick news (ca. 1921); 4 min.) / Selznick Pictures Corp. ; producers, Lewis J. Selznick, Myron Selznick, David O. Selznick
Andy's stump speech (1924); 22 min. / Samuel Van Ronkel Productions ; director, Norman Taurog
Virginian types : Blue Ridge mountaineers (ca. 1926); 2 min. / Pathé Exchange Co.
White shadow (1924); 42 min. / Balcon, Freedman and Saville ; director, Graham Cutts ; assistant director and scenarist, Alfred Hitchcock.
Drawn from a cache of early American movies found at the New Zealand Film Archive and preserved with the American archival community, this collection presents lost works not seen in decades, including films by major directors such as Alfred Hitchcock and a variety of industrial films, news stories, cartoons, travelogues, serial episodes, previews, and comedies.