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MGM Short About Film Production

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515885_1_1
Yes
Hollywood, California
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1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:34:33 - 01:40:12
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1893
HFR-MIS-16-182
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Master 1893 - Tape 1 Brief documentary about MGM, Irving Thalberg and production.

MGM Short About Film Production

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Audio:
Location:
515885_1_2
Yes
Hollywood, California
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:34:33 - 01:35:12
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Original Film:
HD:
1893
HFR-MIS-16-182
N/A
MS as elaborate doors open to TLS of movie set with crew. MS stage lights being positioned. TLS movie set with crew walking around. MS profile of movie set with camera crew. TLS movie set with lights being positioned. MS profile of camera crew. MS director talking into megaphone. VO talks about the process.

MGM Short About Film Production

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515885_1_3
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Hollywood, California
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Timecode:
1940  (Actual Year)
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01:35:12 - 01:38:34
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1893
HFR-MIS-16-182
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DO NOT SELL: Film excerpt with scenes of a building crumbling, earthquake and panic in the streets. Film excerpt with TLSs of a dance ball. Several still photos of Irving Thalberg. VO talks about "Ben Hur" and demise of Thalberg, also about Mayer. Film excerpts of battle scenes from "Ben Hur." Still photo of Ben Hur production location. VO talks about move of set. More Ben Hur excerpts including the chariot race.

MGM Short About Film Production

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515885_1_4
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Hollywood, California
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Timecode:
1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:38:33 - 01:39:20
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Original Film:
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1893
HFR-MIS-16-182
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Slightly elevated TLS of construction frame work (exposed beams) for movie set. TLS carpenters building set. Interior TLS of carpenters busy at work sawing and hammering wood. Exterior TLS set buildings raising frame. Several LSs of Hollywood set. VO talks about work and dreamlike work done as well as the time clock and doing a film a week. Interior TLS of seamstresses at sewing machines working on costumes. TLS storage rooms filled with set furniture and costumes. MS man in the special effects department ripping open a sack and throwing 'snow'. Nice TLS of man operating a wind and snow machine on movie set. VO talks about what the snow is made of: gypsum, asbestos and feathers.

MGM Short About Film Production

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515885_1_5
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Hollywood, California
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Timecode:
1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:39:20 - 01:40:12
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Original Film:
HD:
1893
HFR-MIS-16-182
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DO NOT SELL: Film excerpt with snow storm. Film excerpt from "Meet Me in St. Louis.