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Exhibition Reel of Two Color Film (ca. 1929)

An experimental color short in Brewster Color, preserved by George Eastman House and presented on the More Treasures DVD set.

Press Releases

view 10.14.2014
The Film Foundation and the NFPF Announce the 2014 Avant-Garde Masters Grants
view 08.28.2014
NFPF Announces Jeff Lambert as New Director
view 08.21.2014
Web Premiere of Orson Welles’s Mercury Theatre Films
view 06.24.2014
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards 35 Preservation Grants
view 03.30.2014
Dutch-American Partnership to Save and Make Available “Lost” American Silent Films
view 09.18.2013
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Summer Preservation Grants
view 08.07.2013
Lost Welles Mercury Theatre Film Found
view 07.18.2013
2013 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Awarded
view 06.03.2013
NFPF Announces DVD of Long-lost Films by Ford, Normand and Hitchcock
view 04.30.2013
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards 24 Preservation Grants
view 11.15.2012
Web Premiere of Hitchcock's The White Shadow
view 09.18.2012
National Film Preservation Awards Summer Preservation Grants
view 06.12.2012
National Film Preservation Awards 35 Preservation Grants
view 06.01.2012
Fandor Supports Hitchcock Web Premiere
view 05.24.2012
Web Premiere of New Restoration of John Huston's Let There Be Light
view 05.11.2012
Bloggers Salute Hitchcock Discovery
view 04.17.2012
The Film Foundation & NFPF Announce 2012 Avant-Garde Masters Winners
view 12.07.2011
NFPF Announces Production of New Avant-Garde DVD Set
view 10.26.2011
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards 22 Preservation Grants
view 10.03.2011
NFPF Honored at 2011 Pordenone Film Festival
view 08.10.2011
2011 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by the NFPF and the Film Foundation
view 08.03.2011
Lost Hitchcock Feature Recovered in New Zealand
view 06.15.2011
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 36 Organizations
view 05.31.2011
NFPF Announces Line-Up for Groundbreaking Western DVD Box Set
view 02.01.2011
NFPF Receives Save America's Treasures Grant to Preserve "Lost" American Silent Films Discovered in New Zealand
view 11.02.2010
NFPF Receives Research Grant to Complete Search for Rare American Films at the New Zealand Film Archive
view 09.29.2010
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Preservation Grants to 24 Film Archives
view 07.29.2010
2010 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by the NFPF and the Film Foundation
view 06.16.2010
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Preservation Grants to 27 Film Archives
view 06.07.2010
New Zealand-American Partnership to Save and Make Available “Lost” American Silent Films
view 04.02.2010
NEH Awards $305,000 to the National Film Preservation Foundation to Produce Treasures 5
view 09.29.2009
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Preservation Grants to 22 Organizations
view 05.27.2009
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Preservation Grants to 31 Archives
view 04.23.2009
2009 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by the NFPF and the Film Foundation
view 10.21.2008
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Preservation Grants to 26 Archives
view 10.17.2008
Historic Film Preservation Legislation Approved by President Bush
view 09.30.2008
NFPF Announces Line-Up for Treasures IV Box Set
view 08.20.2008
2008 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by the NFPF and The Film Foundation
view 06.11.2008
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Preservation Grants to 31 Archives
view 04.24.2008
New Australian-American Partnership to Save and Make Available "Lost" American Silent Films
view 10.23.2007
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Preservation Grants to 17 Organizations
view 09.21.2007
2007 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by the NFPF and The Film Foundation
view 07.09.2007
NFPF Announces Line-up for Treasures III 4-DVD Box Set
view 06.13.2007
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Grants to 27 Archives
view 12.26.2006
National Film Preservation Foundation Announces Avant-Garde DVD Set
view 12.01.2006
National Film Preservation Foundation Publishes New Guide to Sponsored Films
view 11.09.2006
2006 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by the NFPF and The Film Foundation
view 10.11.2006
National Film Preservation Foundation Preserves 1000th Film, Silent-Era Classic Huckleberry Finn
view 10.03.2006
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 26 Film Archives
view 05.17.2006
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 28 Archives
view 04.04.2006
NEH Awards $350,000 to the National Film Preservation Foundation to Produce Treasures 3
view 11.11.2005
Academy Extends Annual Support of Preservation Foundation
view 09.28.2005
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 18 Archives
view 09.21.2005
2005 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by the NFPF
view 08.25.2005
NFPF Wins Publication Award for The Film Preservation Guide
view 05.11.2005
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 36 Archives
view 05.10.2005
Landmark Film Preservation Legislation Signed by President Bush
view 04.05.2005
National Film Preservation Foundation Awarded Grant to Create Guide to Industrial and Institutional Films
view 12.22.2004
Treasures DVD Encore Edition Announced for May 2005
view 12.16.2004
Roger Mayer, NFPF Chair, to Receive Hersholt Humanitarian Award at 77th Academy Awards®
view 10.26.2004
TCM to Air Premiere of More Treasures from American Film Archives in November
view 10.07.2004
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 17 Archives
view 10.04.2004
More Treasures Honored at 2004 Pordenone Silent Film Festival
view 08.18.2004
2004 Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced by NFPF
view 07.21.2004
National Film Preservation Foundation Announces Films in More Treasures DVD
view 05.11.2004
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 29 Archives
view 03.23.2004
National Film Preservation Foundation Publishes New Film Preservation Guides for Libraries and Museums
view 09.30.2003
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 18 Archives
view 08.12.2003
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards First Avant-Garde Masters Grants
view 05.12.2003
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 33 Archives
view 10.02.2002
"Saving the Silents" Honored at 2002 Pordenone Film Festival
view 09.24.2002
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 26 Archives
view 07.24.2002
National Film Preservation Foundation Awarded Grant to Create New Film Preservation Guides
view 04.16.2002
NEH Awards $200,000 to National Film Preservation Foundation to Bring Rare Silent Films to DVD
view 03.26.2002
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Film Preservation Grants to 26 Archives
view 10.02.2001
Pordenone Festival Salutes "Saving the Silents"
view 08.22.2001
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Grants to 23 Archives
view 08.13.2001
Turner Classic Movies to Air World Premiere of Treasures from American Film Archives
view 04.10.2001
Cecilia deMille Presley Appointed to Board of Directors
view 03.21.2001
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Federally Funded Grants to 23 Archives
view 01.06.2001
National Society of Film Critics Gives the NFPF Film Heritage Award
view 10.25.2000
"Treasures of American Film Archives" Presented at the Academy
view 10.03.2000
National Film Preservation Foundation Releases Groundbreaking Treasures from American Film Archives DVD Set
view 08.30.2000
Academy Pledges Additional $250,000 to Preservation Foundation
view 08.24.2000
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards Grants to 22 Archives
view 03.22.2000
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards First Federally Funded Grants to 23 Archives
view 01.19.2000
I. Michael Heyman and Robert Kastenmeier Join National Film Preservation Foundation Board of Directors
view 10.13.1999
National Film Preservation Foundation Launches New Federally Funded Preservation Grants
view 08.02.1999
Robert Rehme Appointed to Board of Directors of the National Film Preservation Foundation
view 05.20.1999
National Film Preservation Foundation Awarded $1 Million to Save 67 Silent Films
view 05.03.1999
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards 1999 Partnership Grants
view 04.07.1999
The Pew Charitable Trusts Awards $200,000 to Treasures of American Film Archives
view 02.24.1999
Treasures of American Film Archives Awarded $500,000 in Arts Endowment Millennium Funds
view 01.25.1999
SF Interactive Launches Web Site for National Film Preservation Foundation
view 10.29.1998
Writers Guild of America Donates $10,000 to National Film Preservation Foundation
view 10.08.1998
National Film Preservation Foundation Awards First Grants
view 09.25.1998
Screen Actors Guild Foundation Grants $50,000 to National Film Preservation Foundation
view 07.15.1998
Labs Join Preservation Cause
view 06.29.1998
DGA to Contribute $50,000 to National Film Preservation Foundation
view 06.24.1998
New Line Cinema Does "Give a Damn"
view 01.14.1998
National Film Preservation Foundation Receives Anonymous Gift
view 11.21.1997
OSCAR® Adopts Orphan Films