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PRESERVED FILMS

Bayshore Round-Up (1920)

Film showing the Bayshore Amusement Park in its heyday, preserved by the Maryland Historical Society with NFPF support.

New Zealand Project: 2011

Unless otherwise noted, preservation work was funded through the NFPF.

  • Affinities (Ward Lascelle, 1922), fragment from the comedic adaptation of Mary Robert Rinehart’s short story, starring Colleen Moore. To be preserved and funded by George Eastman House.
  • Atwater Kent Radio Plant (1928), newsreel profile of the Philadelphia facility of the Atwater Kent Manufacturing Company, then the largest radio producer in America. Preserved by George Eastman House with funding from the NFPF.
  • Bag and Baggage (Selznick, 1923), fragment from a romantic comedy in which a country girl, on her first trip to the big city, becomes tangled up in a jewel heist. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic (Vitagraph, 1911), fragment from the retelling of Julia Ward Howe’s The Battle Hymn of the Republic in which Abraham Lincoln agonizes over the sacrifice made by troops. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Black Eyes and Blue (1916)
    Black Eyes and Blue (1916)
    A Bear Escape (Sterling Film, 1914), comedy with an all-child cast, headed by Little Billy Jacobs. To be preserved and funded by the Museum of Modern Art.
  • Black Eyes and Blue (Keystone, 1916), fragment from a comedy of mistaken identities. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Burn ‘Em Up Barnes (Mastadon Films, 1921), fragment from a melodrama in which a car magnate’s son, played by Johnny Hines, trades his millionaire’s life to ride the rails. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Charming Display at Perfect Back Contest (International Newsreel, 1928), newsreel story about beauty pageant contestants in Los Angeles. Preserved by the Library of Congress with funding from the NFPF. WATCH FILM
  • Chosen Waters (Chester Film Screenics, 1920), travelogue, sponsored by Field and Stream magazine, touring the world’s best fishing sites. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Christmas Cheer (Universal, 1929), two-reel comedy, with child-star Sunny Jim McKeen, about an adopted orphan’s first Christmas with his new family. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.

  • Coastal Wildlife (Metro, 1925), tour of the underwater world of tidepools. Preserved by the Library of Congress with funding from the NFPF.
  • The Cream of Hollywood (L.K.C., 1924), one and a half reels from a two-reel comedy set in a New Jersey dairy. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Daddy-Long-Legs (Mary Pickford Co., 1919), good-quality source material for two reels of the Mary Pickford classic. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Defective Detectives (Gold Medal Pictures, 1926), comedy, directed by George Jeske, about bumbling detectives entrusted to guard valuable jewels. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Drink Hearty (Rolin Comedies, 1920), incomplete comic short directed by Hal Roach and starring Snub Pollard. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Franz Liszt (James A. FitzPatrick, 1926), profile of the celebrated composer from James A. FitzPatrick’s Famous Music Masters series. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • The Gilded Cage (Essanay, 1915), melodrama about a woman trapped in a loveless marriage. Preserved by the Library of Congress with funding from the NFPF. WATCH FILM
  • Going Crazy (Mermaid Comedies, 1926), one-and-a-half reels of a two-reel farce in which nefarious forces—and an angry bear—conspire to prevent an heir from claiming his legacy. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Greater New York (ca. 1921)
    Greater New York (ca. 1921)
    Greater New York (ca. 1921), affectionate profile of Manhattan, featuring views of the Woolworth Building, Williamsburg Bridge, Broadway and 42nd, Temple Emmanuel (demolished in 1927), double-decker buses, and elevated train lines. Preserved by the Museum of Modern Art with funding from the NFPF.
  • Hazards of Helen (Kalem, ca.1914), three fragments from the serial starring Helen Holmes. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Her First Kiss (Sunshine/Fox, 1919), more footage belonging to this incomplete title returned in 2010. This film was preserved through a collaboration of Twentieth Century Fox and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. WATCH FILM
  • A High Old Time (MinA Film Company, 1914), a country couple bumble their way to the beach in this one-reeler from an independent studio in New Jersey. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • His First Trip (Edison, 1911), fragment from a one-reel comedy with Robert Brower and Edward Boulden. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Hogan’s Annual Spree (Keystone, 1914), fragment from a comedy about a drunk who tries to ruin Christmas for all around him. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • A Husband in Haste (Christie/Vanity Comedies, 1921), farce in which a prospective suitor wins a second look from his sweetheart’s father. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive with funding from the NFPF. WATCH FILM
  • In the Mesh of the Net (IMP, 1910), fragment from a drama starring Florence Lawrence, Owen Moore, and King Baggot. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • The Latest Dance Creation is Sugar Foot Strut(ca. 1928)
    The Latest Dance Creation is ‘Sugar Foot Strut’ (ca. 1928)
    Latest Dance Creation is ‘Sugar Foot Strut’ (Fox, ca. 1928), step-by-step run-through of the dance created by famed choreographer Charles “Buddy” Bradley. This film was preserved through a collaboration of Twentieth Century Fox and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. WATCH FILM
  • The Love Charm (Colorart/Tiffany Stahl, 1928), two-color Technicolor romance set in the tropics and filmed by Ray Rennahan. Preserved by George Eastman House with funding from the NFPF. Available on DVD
  • Love Over Night (Pathe, 1928), long-missing conclusion of an incomplete romantic comedy held by Museum of Modern Art, which will fund the preservation.
  • The Man Who Paid (Biograph, 1914), fragment showing a former convict struggling to reach the bedside of his dying wife. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Movie Struck (Cub Comedies, 1916), fragment involving a Hollywood-obsessed dad who invites the cast of a Western to his daughter’s birthday party. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • No Boy Wanted (Universal, 1929), concluding reel of a two-reeler with child-star Sunny Jim McKeen. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Oh! What a Day! (Universal, 1923), third episode from the live-action series based on the Gumps comic strip by Sidney Smith, filmed at the Lick Amusement Pier in Venice, California, just months before its destruction by fire. Preserved by George Eastman House with funding from the NFPF. WATCH FILM
  • Pathé News: Sees All—Knows All #18 (Pathé, 1919), newsreel with eight stories, including bathing beauties in Miami, the tunnel underneath New York City’s Central Building, and Aimee Pfanner piloting her hydrocycle across the English Channel. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Pathé News: Sees All—Knows All #96 (Pathé, 1928), newsreel with ten stories, including totem pole carving by the Snohomish, aviation experiments in San Francisco, and a typing class at New York City’s Horace Mann School. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Peggy’s Pests (First Division, 1925), opening reel from a two-reel comedy in the Sheiks and Shebas series. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Rory O’More (Kalem, 1911), final scene filmed on location in Ireland, showing the rebel leader’s departure for America. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Snooky’s Twin Troubles (1921)
    Snooky’s Twin Troubles (1921)
    Snooky’s Twin Troubles (Chester Comedies, 1921), two-reeler in which Snooky the Humanzee, a chimp with the smarts of Rin Tin Tin, plies his detective skills to find kidnapped twins. Preserved by the Library of Congress with funding from the NFPF. WATCH FILM
  • Sonny Jim in Search of a Mother (Vitagraph, 1914), fragment from the first episode in the Sonny Jim series, starring Bobby Connelly and Dorothy Kelly. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Sorrows of the Unfaithful (Biograph, 1910), fragment from a D.W. Griffith film about a girl, played by Mary Pickford, torn between her childhood sweetheart and an exciting stranger. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Tango Cavalier (Charles R. Seeling Productions, 1923), fragment in which Don Armingo rescues his sweetheart from Mexican smugglers. The reel will be added to the incomplete title held by the Library of Congress, which will fund the preservation.
  • The Telephone Girl—Episode 5, King Leary (R-C Pictures Corp, 1924), second reel of a two-reel comedy featuring Alberta Vaughn. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • The Thief (Solax, 1913), melodrama by Alice Guy-Blaché about a veteran who is falsely accused of theft. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Torture de Luxe (ca. 1926)
    Torture de Luxe (ca. 1926)
    Torture de Luxe (Pathé Review, ca. 1926), newsreel story showing how Broadway beauties stay in shape under the tutelage of former heavyweight boxing champion “Philadelphia” Jack O’Brien. Preserved by George Eastman House with funding from the NFPF. WATCH FILM
  • The Twisted Trail (Biograph, 1910), fragment from a Mary Pickford film. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • [Unidentified actuality footage] (ca. 1912), fragment depicting women and children enjoying a carousel. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • [Unidentified actuality footage] (ca. 1929), fragment showing patrons entering a theater. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • [Unidentified comedy] (1905), fragment involving an accident-prone motorist who finds himself in court. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • [Unidentified comedy] (Educational Pictures Corp, ca. 1922), fragment showing the hapless protagonist’s struggle to get from the hospital to court in time for his trial. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • [Unidentified comedy] (Century Films, ca. 1925), fragment showing a rural family’s misadventures in the big city, with Hilliard Karr and Edna Marion. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • [Unidentified comedy] (ca. 1926), fragment showing Snub Pollard creating havoc on a shopping trip with his wife. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • [Unidentified drama] (Lubin, ca. 1910), fragment showing the hospitalization of a merchant’s son. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • [Unidentified drama] (Vitagraph, ca. 1910), fragment from a story involving a poor man who is forced to put up his child for adoption. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • [Unidentified drama] (Lubin, ca. 1911), fragment involving a young woman who takes over as engineer for her drunken father on the very day the train is robbed. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • [Unidentified Western] (Biograph, ca. 1909), fragment showing settlers escaping an Indian attack. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • [Unidentified Western] (Essanay, ca. 1913), two fragments with Broncho Billy Anderson. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Upstage Trailer (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1926), preview for the show business drama starring Norma Shearer as a "girl with grit." Preserved through a collaboration of Warner Bros. and George Eastman House. WATCH FILM
  • Venom of the Poppy (Edison, 1911), fragment from a story involving a custom official’s sister who discovers that her beau is a drug smuggler. To be preserved and funded by the Academy Film Archive.
  • Vesuvius Spouts Fiery Torrent in Latest Explosion (Fox News, 1929), news story about the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • Virginian Types (Pathé Review, ca. 1926), newsreel profile, in color, of the Appalachian communities soon to be displaced for Shenandoah National Park. Preserved by George Eastman House with funding from the NFPF. Available on DVD
  • The Walrus Hunters (Fables Pictures, 1923), animated short inspired by the proverb “Fortune Favors the Brave.” To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • The Watchdog (Hal Roach, 1923), comic short with an all-animal cast. To be preserved and funded by the Library of Congress.
  • The White Shadow (1924)
    The White Shadow (1924)
    The White Shadow (Balcon-Saville-Freedman, distributed abroad by Lewis J. Selznick Enterprises, 1924), opening three reels from the earliest surviving feature with Alfred Hitchcock credits: as the film’s writer, set designer, editor, and assistant director. The film was preserved through a collaboration of the New Zealand Film Archive, Park Road Post Production, the Academy Film Archive, and the NFPF. The preservation master and print are held by the Academy Film Archive. Available on DVD
  • Women’s Swimming Race at Pickfair (ca. 1927), fragment showing a competition held at the Beverly Hills estate of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, with Mary congratulating the winner at poolside. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive with funding from the NFPF.