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Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:31:32 - 01:40:34
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Let's Go to the Movies - Cursory documentary regarding Hollywood film production: the (grossly generalized) history of image and sound film, occupations, etc.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:31:32 - 01:31:44
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DO NOT USE: Opening credits.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1909  (Estimated Year)
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01:31:44 - 01:32:23
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FO/FI panning LS bustling Hollywood soundstage, technicians and crew working, actors ascending steps onto raised stage. Dissolve to MS white man opening cabinet door of Edison Kinetoscope; sideview CU man viewing film through Kinetoscope, tilt down to film passing through gears, chamber. TLS young white man wearing duster jacket & cap with driving goggles, cranking early automobile, well-dressed young white woman sitting in carriage. TLS three white men wearing matching white duster coats getting out of early Ford Model T automobile. TLS white man wearing duster, goggles releasing brake, turning steering wheel of early car, puff of smoke emanating from underneath car.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1909  (Actual Year)
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01:32:23 - 01:32:42
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Excerpt from "Old Kentucky" (1909) starring MARY PICKFORD. The following, with the notable exception of feature film excerpts, are historical reenactments: TLS posted sign: "Raff and Gammen's Entertainment Arcade. "

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01:32:42 - 03:32:56
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DO NOT USE: Title cards and physical comedy gag excerpt from "Easy Street" starring CHARLIE CHAPLIN, as viewed through flip-card penny arcade machine.

Let's Go to the Movies

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01:32:56 - 01:33:30
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The following, with the notable exception of feature film excerpts, are historical reenactments: MS mustachioed white man wearing shirt-sleeves, vest, straw boater hat while cranking early nickelodeon projector. TLS crowd walking, mingling outside nickelodeon movie theater. Rear view TLS audience in movie theater, watching silent trick film. Title card and train robbery excerpt from "The Great Train Robbery" (1903) directed by Edwin S. Porter, produced by The Edison Company. Title card and battlefield excerpt from "The Birth of a Nation" (1915) directed by D.W. Griffith.

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1909  (Estimated Year)
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01:33:30 - 01:33:59
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Newsreel title card: "President (Theodore) Roosevelt Advocates Big Stick Policy." Great rear view TLS audience seated in nickelodeon movie theater, applauding projected motion imagery of U.S. President THEODORE ROOSEVELT (Teddy Roosevelt, T.R.) delivering outdoor speech. The following, with the notable exception of feature film excerpts, are historical reenactments: MCU Edison wax cylinder in operation, dissolve to MCU filament glowing in glass tube, dissolve to MS older white man working in laboratory, CU early sound wave machine. MCU 35mm film being pulled through Vitaphone machine; TLS engineers working in sound lab, man standing at microphone; CU vinyl record spinning on turntable, stylus recording.

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1927  (Actual Year)
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01:33:59 - 01:34:34
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DO NOT USE: Excerpt from "The Jazz Singer" (1927) starring Al Jolson, who sings, "Mamie."

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1929  (Actual Year)
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01:34:34 - 01:35:03
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Excerpt from "Richard III" (1929) starring actor extraordinaire JOHN BARRYMORE. Shakespeare!

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1948  (Actual Year)
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01:35:03 - 01:35:24
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DO NOT USE: Excerpt from "Night Song" (1948), New York Philharmonic Orchestra performing.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:35:24 - 01:36:02
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LS Campus movie theater marquee, day, advertising "Robinson, Bogart and Bacall in Key Largo, News, Walt Disney and Melody Time Cartoon." TLS Esquire movie theater, day, marquee advertising, "Beatrice Lillie, On Approval, Jeannie." Low angle TLS Hawaii Music Hall, day. LS Gaumont de Montparnasse movie theater, day. MS posted advertisement posters outside movie theater in Italy: "La pui bella storia d'amore realizzata da Bambi." TLS movie theater in China. MS movie theater marquee (Cinema Marignan?) advertising, "Grand Prix International." LS crowd standing outside movie theater in Japan. LS massive movie art ads outside Cinema Gaumont Marignan in Paris, France, "Nosotros" among the advertised. FI high angle LS Hollywood street scene, business district, Los Angeles, California. TLS white men & women walking along sidewalk. LS American flag flying from pole atop U.S. post office branch in L.A. High angle LS people walking along street inside motion picture studio compound.

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:36:02 - 01:36:35
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MS carpenter planing, cutting wood plank. CU metal being cut on band saw, sparks flying. CU iron on clothing on ironing board. MS white male makeup artist applying beard to actor. TLS white male sound effects artists working in recording studio, recreating thunder storm. MS/TLSs white man spray painting a young white woman's leg (?!) with spray gun, by all accounts painting panty hose (hosiery) on her thigh. LS prop department loaded with furniture. CUs leather-bound books being pulled from shelf. MCU sewing machine being operated. MSs white male film editors working on upright Moviola editing machines in editing department; CU hot glue splicer being used, editing film.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:36:35 - 01:37:02
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Panning high angle LS outdoor studio set. TLS "Stage 10," tilt down to closed and locked door, swinging pendulum warning anyone not to enter. TLS grip operating large klieg light inside studio soundstage. LS activity between takes on motion picture production. MCU dials, knobs being turned on sound recording machine. MCU 35mm film camera. Great CU/MSs numerous strands of 35mm film passing through industrial film processing machine. TLS white men working in editing department, one man entering with several film can on hand-truck; MS editor looping film through upright Moviola editing machine.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:37:02 - 01:37:34
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CUs images of cowboy riding bucking bronco passing through viewer; great CU 35mm film piling up in trim brim receptacle.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:37:34 - 01:38:10
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TLS/LSs workers picking cotton by hand in cotton field. MSs bales of cotton traveling on hooks, descending conveyor belt. MS/CUs raw cotton being processed, separated, softened, liquefied, churned, turned into a thin sheet of cellulose. MS/TLSs blocks of silver being placed into mixing vat, then liquefied.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:38:10 - 01:38:46
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MSs place setting, banquet table; silverware display. LS two massive cuts of raw lumber being hoisted via chains in forest, lumberjack watching on, massive dust cloud being kicked up into air. MCU sacks of plaster; MS white male artist working on plaster sculpture. MSs white male engineer throwing massive switches on electric generator. MS grip turning powerful light above film set. CUs liquid bubbling, boiling in glass beaker.

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:38:46 - 01:39:26
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MS white male scientist conducting experiment in laboratory, liquid in flask. TLS/MSs scientists working in laboratory, microscopes, mixing test batches, etc. LSs downtown small town street scene, mid-late 1940s automobiles congesting streets, parking spaces. MS two middle-aged white men reviewing poster artwork in office. MS white man drawing, illustrating at easel while young white woman watches on. MS middle-aged white man taking seat at desk, working in ledger. TLS/MSs white women sitting at rewind tables, inspecting film. MCU label being pasted onto film shipping cans; TLS numerous stacks of film shipping cans in shipping and receiving department.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:39:26 - 01:40:01
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LS Santa Anita movie theater, marquee advertising Dana Andrews, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero in "Deep Waters," and "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein." LS movie theater advertising Brian Aherne & Madelaine Carroll in "My Son, My Son"; George Brent and Basil Rathbone in "International Lady." Great TLS signs, main facade of drive-in movie theater showing double bill of "Ruthless" and Abbott and Costello in "The Noose Hangs High." TLS Santa Monica movie theater marquee advertising "Hazard" (Paulette Goddard, MacDonald Carey) and "River Lady." LS Academy movie theater, advertising Betty Grable, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Cesar Romero, Walter Able in "That Lady in Ermine" & Janet Martin in "King of the Gamblers." TLS movie marquee advertising "Fighting Father Dunne." MS metal reels spinning on upright Moviola editing machine; TLS film lab technicians working in room littered with spinning metal reels, upright editing machines, etc. MS white people standing in movie theater lobby, talking. MSs white male film distributors, screenwriters, producers, art directors working in offices.

Let's Go to the Movies

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1948  (Estimated Year)
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01:40:01 - 01:40:34
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MS white male director sitting in director's chair beside film camera. MS white male cinematographer manning 35mm film camera, director standing beside him. Viewfinder shot of CARY GRANT kissing INGRID BERGMAN. Tilting MS white male sound technician (sound man, soundman) giving OK sign from behind sound monitor on film set. High angle LS conductor leading orchestra through recorded performance. MS white male film editor looping 35mm film into upright Moviola editing machine. LS film camera on crane driving through outdoor film set of city; LS stagecoach driving through city, film camera on crane capturing shot. "The End."