Prog. 1 (82’)
UNCLE SAM DONATES FOR LIBERTY BONDS (Ford Motor Co., US, 1919)
35mm, 110 ft. 75 sec (24 fps); preserved by the National Archives.
THE SOUL OF YOUTH (Realart Picture Corp., US, 1920)
Dir.:William Desmond Taylor; Writer: Julia Crawford Ivers; Photographer: James Van Trees; Art Director: Wilfred Buckland; cast: Lewis Sargent (Ed Simpson), Ernest Butterworth (Mike), Judge Ben B. Lindsey (himself), Clyde Fillmore (Robert Hamilton), Claude Peyton (Pete Morano), Lila Lee (Vera Hamilton), William Collier, Jr. (Dick Armstrong), Betty Schade (Maggie); 35mm, 5778 ft., 6 reels, 80 min. (19 fps); preserved by the Library of Congress.
Prog. 2 (76’)
THE BLACK HAND: TRUE STORY OF A RECENT OCCURRENCE IN THE ITALIAN QUARTER OF NEW YORK (American Mutoscope & Biograph Co, US, 1906)
Dir.: Wallace McCutcheon, Jr. (?);Producer: Francis J. Marion; Photographer: G.W. Bitzer; Cast: Robert Vignola, Anthony O’Sullivan (“Black Hand” gangsters); 35mm, 645 ft., 11 min. (16 fps); preserved by the Museum of Modern Art.
THE COST OF CARELESSNESS (Universal Film Mfg. Co., US, 1913)
Sponsors: The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co. & the Brooklyn Institution for Safety;
Writer: Eugene C. Clarke; 35mm, 919 ft., 13' (18fps), b/w, English intertitles. Preserved by George Eastman House from a 28mm print through funds from a 2006 Save America’s Treasures Grant provided by the National Parks Service and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
THE HAZARDS OF HELEN: Episode 13, “The Escape on the Fast Freight” (Kalem Co., US, 1915)
Directors:Helen Holmes & Leo Maloney; Producer: Paul C. Hurst; Writer: Edward Matlack; Cast:Helen Holmes (Helen Holmes), Leo Maloney & James Davis (tramps), G.A. Williams (constable), Paul C. Hurst & Ben Jones (train workers); 35mm, 925 ft., 13 min (19 fps); preserved by the Library of Congress, with additional source materials from the British Film Institute.
BUD’S RECRUIT (Boy City Film Co., distributed by General Film Co., US, 1918)
Director: King Vidor; Producer/writer: Judge Willis Brown; Cast: Wallis Brennan (Bud Gilbert), Robert Gordon (Reggie Gilbert), Ruth Hampton (Edith), Mildred Davis (Edith’s sister); 35mm, 1865 ft., 2 reels, 26 min(18 fps); preserved by the UCLA Film and Television Archive.
Surviving reel of LABOR’S REWARD (Rothacker Film Manufacturing Co., US, 1925)
Producer: American Federation of Labor, Union Label Trades Dept.; Production Supervisor:John J. Manning; 35mm, 975 ft., 13 min. (20 fps); preserved by the UCLA Film and Television Archive.