Reel

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_1
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:00:00 - 09:05:02
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Excellent silent promotional film showing the MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or M-G-M) motion picture studio system circa 1925.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_2
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:00:00 - 09:00:14
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Title 1925 Tour

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_3
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:00:14 - 09:01:25
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Card: "Let us go behind the motion picture screen, into the shadow land of make believe, to meet the men and women who create our photoplays - to follow them in their work..." "Culver City, California - The Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, a city within itself, stretching over vast acres of stages and departmental..." Great panning high angle MGM Studios office buildings and soundstages. The American flag flying proudly from office building below MGM sign.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_4
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:01:25 - 09:02:13
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Card: "The studio embraces an area of 43 acres, and its 45 buildings, including 14 big stages..." Great panning high angle of motion picture soundstage studios.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_5
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:02:13 - 09:02:31
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
It would take a One Eyed Connelly to crash this gate Main gate and security at MGM. Unless these reception clerks had been tipped off to Okay your visit. Five Caucasian male MGM reception clerks posing for camera.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_6
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:02:31 - 09:02:42
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
A direct wire keeps MGM in touch with New York. Older Caucasian man sitting at desk, using telegraph machine, typing message.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_7
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:02:42 - 09:04:36
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
The main building, stately and imposing, fronts on the boulevard. POV traveling shot along Washington Street, starting with MGM main building with colonnades and the Ford Model T cars. Through gate and onto studio lot, then through back lots and past soundstages.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541644_1_8
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:04:36 - 09:05:02
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Stage No. 14 is rapidly nearing completion. Construction of Stage 14. Building frame being raised into position. Caucasian male construction workers hammering floor boards.