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- ISBN: 6317256462
- ISBN: 9786317256460
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Widescreen.
- Publisher: [Iowa City, Iowa] : Barn Owl Pictures, 
Originally released as a documentary film in 2017.
Special features: Commentary with Michael Zahs and filmmakers Tommy Haines, John Richard, and Andrew Sherburne; music featurette with composer Harvey Sollberger and Red Cedar Chamber Music; theatrical trailer; over 100 minutes of preserved films including two rediscovered "lost films" from Georges Méliès.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
[disc 1] Documentary feature (87 min.) -- [disc 2] Silent films & music featurette (133 min.).
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, John Richard ; editor, Tommy Haines ; music, Michael Kramer ; directed by Tommy Haines, Andrew Sherburne ; producer, Andrew Sherburne.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Featuring, Michael Zahs.
Chronicles retired Iowa middle-school history teacher Michael Zahs's quest to restore and preserve a fast-decaying collection of film footage from the earliest days of motion pictures. Purchased at a 1981 estate sale, the collection originally belonged to "barnstorming movie man" William Franklin Brinton, who toured small towns in the Midwest and Texas from about 1895 to 1910, showing movies he bought from production companies like Lumiere, Pathé, and Edison, to audiences who watched motion pictures for the first time.
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|System Details Note:||
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1; 16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); closed-captioned.
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|Subject:||Brinton, William Franklin, 1856-1919.
Motion pictures > Collectors and collecting > United States.
Motion picture film > Preservation.
Motion pictures > United States > History.
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