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DVDs & BOOKS

Mantrap (1926)

A wilderness comedy starring Clara Bow, preserved by the Library of Congress and presented on the Treasures 5: The West DVD set.

The Film Preservation Guide
The Basics for Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Overview  |  Acknowledgments  |  Request Book  |  Download PDF

The guide can be downloaded chapter by chapter or as a complete text:

view 1 Contents, Introduction, and Why Preserve Film?
file type: PDF | file size: (98 KB)
view 2 Understanding Film and How It Decays
file type: PDF | file size: (201 KB)
view 3 Film Handling and Inspection
file type: PDF | file size: (475 KB)
view 4 The Curatorial Role
file type: PDF | file size: (78 KB)
view 5 Duplication
file type: PDF | file size: (341 KB)
view 6 Storage
file type: PDF | file size: (166 KB)
view 7 Cataloging
file type: PDF | file size: (86 KB)
view 8 Legal Context for Film Preservation
file type: PDF | file size: (72 KB)
view 9 Access
file type: PDF | file size: (180 KB)
view 10 Glossary, Edge Code Chart, Print Condition Report, Vendor Lists, Selective Bibliography, and Index
file type: PDF | file size: (216 KB)
view All Full 152-page Text
file type: PDF | file size: (1.5 MB)
view Extra Print Condition Report
file type: PDF | file size: (38 KB)