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  1. From Trash to Treasure: Loss, Value and the Photo Archive (2017)

    Subject
    Media studies

    Podcast. Catherine E. Clark (MIT) discusses the life cycle of anonymous photographic archives. Her key example is the revaluation and profit generation of an archive of amateur prints and albums collected in...

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  2. 100 Years of Olympic Films (2017)

    Subject
    Film studies; History; Sports science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 6253 minutes), $237.00

    Spanning fifty-three movies and forty-one editions of the Olympic Games, 100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912-2012 is an award-winning archival project encompassing dozens of new restorations by the...

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  3. Around China with a Movie Camera: A Journey from Beijing to Shanghai, 1900 - 1948 (2016)

    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 68 minutes), £11.99

    This DVD is a compilation of home movies, travelogues and newsreels, made by British and French filmmakers, from professionals to tourists, colonial-era expatriates and Christian missionaries. The collection...

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  4. Useful Life, A (2014)

    Director
    Federico Veiroj
    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 67 minutes), £9.99

    Fiction film about a film-programmer who is forced to change his way of life when the cinémathèque where he works is closed down. The character of Jorge is played by real-life film critic Jorge Jellinek.

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  5. From Scotland with Love (2014)

    Director
    Virginia Heath
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 75 minutes), £9.99

    Virginia Heath’s film consists entirely of Scottish film archive material. It explores Scotland’s past, focusing particularly on themes of work, leisure and migration.

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  6. First World War, The: Life on the Home Front in North West England (2014)

    Subject
    Film studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 65 minutes), £12.00

    Footage from the North West Film Archive showing life on the home front in North West England during World War I. Clips include the the Accrington Pals, the Lancashire Fusiliers and the Cheshire Regiment...

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  7. Michael’s Theme (2014)

    Director
    Katryn Elkin
    Subject
    Television studies

    Using previously unbroadcast fragments from the opening and closing of several episodes in the first two series of Parkinson from the 1970s, this experimental work explores the talk-show convention of...

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  8. Förste Filmarkiv, Det/The First Film Archive (2013)

    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 225 minutes), 19.95 Euros

    In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of The Danish Film Institute, the first seventy films donated to the Danish state have been made available on this DVD, which shows Danish events and people of the...

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  9. The Digital Public Library of America: Current Plans and Future Prospects (2012)

    Subject
    Information technology; Librarianship

    Video recording of a lecture by Professor Robert Darnton, University Librarian at Harvard University, on the development of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and how the US experience can inform...

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  10. Great British Story: A People’s History (2012)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 480 minutes), £25.99

    Eight part BBC series which traces the history of the British people from the bottom up and from a regional perspective. Wood’s approach is community-based - he is helped by local groups and communities...

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