Before Hollywood, There Was Fort Lee, N.J. (1964) Thomas Hanlon


When Hollywood was mostly orange groves, Fort Lee, New Jersey was a center of American film production: D. W. Griffith made many one-reel Biograph dramas, Mack Sennett appeared in his first film, Pearl White endured the Perils of Pauline, and Mary Pickford and Theda Bara starred in early features. By the mid-teens, a dozen major movie studios were operating across the Hudson River from Manhattan’s Washington Heights. Using rare photographs, almost-complete versions of such films as Edison’s “Rescued from an Eagle’s Nest” and Biograph’s “The Curtain Pole,” and poignant footage from 1935 of the great glass studios in ruins, this comprehensive collection also features D. W. Griffith’s “The New York Hat,” featuring Mary Pickford and Lionel Barrymore. Maurice Tourneur is represented by the once-lost 1917 feature “A Girl’s Folly,” in a half-hour abridgement with views of the glass stages, rotating sets, tank for water effects, projection room, and crews at work, and his enchanting hour-long…

IMDB

File Name : Before Hollywood There was Fort Lee NJ.mkv
File Size : 1095.46 MB
Resolution : 720×480 @ 640×480
Duration : 00:40:05

Quality: DVDRip
Language: English
Genre: Documentary, Short

download

Before_Hollywood_There_was_Fort_Lee_NJ.mkv

Random posts

It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives (1971) Rosa von Praunheim, Berryt Bohlen, Bernd Feuerhelm, Ernst Kuchling
Daughter Rite (1980) Michelle Citron, Victor Penelope, Anne Wilford, Documentary
Faro Document (1970) Ingmar Bergman, Per Broman, Richard Ostman, Documentary
The Hour of the Furnaces (1968) Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas, María de la Paz, Edgardo Suárez, Documentary
High School (1968) Frederick Wiseman
The Republic Pictures Story (1991) Len Morris, Gene Autry, Frank Coghlan Jr., Dale Evans
The Miners Hymns (2010) Bill Morrison, Documentary, Drama
The True Glory (1945) Garson Kanin, Carol Reed, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Fallon, Robert Harris, Documentary, War
Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story (2013) Barry Avrich, Patrice Adcroft, Audrey Arnold, Peter Bloch, Documentary, Biography
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks – Part 3: Rails (2003) Bing Wang, Documentary
A State of Mind (2004) Daniel Gordon, Hyon Sun Pak, Song Yun Kim, Documentary
How Yukong Moved the Mountains (1977) Joris Ivens, Marceline Loridan Ivens
Stranded! The Andes Plane Crash Survivors (2007) Gonzalo Arijon, Jose Algorta, Roberto Canessa, Alfredo Delgado
Seven Wonders of the World (1956) Tay Garnett, Paul Mantz, Lowell Thomas, Claude Dauphin
Street Scenes (1970) Martin Scorsese, Verna Bloom, Jay Cocks, Harvey Keitel