2005, English, Video edition: Picturing a metropolis [videorecording] : New York City unveiled.

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Physical Description
  • 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd. &​ si., b&​w and col. ; 4 3/​4 in.
Published
  • New York : Anthology Film Archives : distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, c2005.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Picturing a metropolis : New York City unveiled.
Other Creators
  • Günther, Winfried.
  • Haller, Robert A.
  • Posner, Bruce Charles, 1953-
  • Shepard, David.
  • Anthology Film Archives.
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Published
  • New York : Anthology Film Archives : distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, c2005.
Medium
  • [videorecording]
Physical Description
  • 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd. &​ si., b&​w and col. ; 4 3/​4 in.
Series
Subjects
Target Audience
  • General
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/​.
Contents
  • "Early views"
  • The Blizzard (1899) /​ creators unknown
  • Lower Broadway (1902) /​ Robert K. Bonine
  • Beginning of a skyscraper (1902) /​ Robert K. Bonine
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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.
Credits
  • Curated by Bruce Posner, produced for DVD by David Shepard, administered by Robert A. Haller and Winfried Günther.
Technical Details
  • DVD.
Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 791.43/​62
Music Publisher No.
  • ID0592DSDVD
Libraries Australia ID
Contributed by
Libraries Australia

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