Reel

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_1
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:15:03 - 09:19:26
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:
541649_1_2
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:15:03 - 09:16:08
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
To attempt a picture without cameras is like trying to make an omelet without an eggbeater MGM studio cameramen (cinematographers) cranking motion picture cameras on quad. Excellent panning motion picture cameramen grinding film cameras pointed at camera

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_3
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:16:08 - 09:16:52
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Not everything is motion in motion pictures for instance the still cameras Still photographers kneel beside tripods. Panning still photographers posing with still cameras on tripods.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_4
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:16:52 - 09:17:15
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Well, all is set the picture is ready to shoot so meet the production manager, JJ Cohn Production Manager JJ Cohn. And his staff, whose motto is Nothing is impossible Production staff posing.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_5
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:17:15 - 09:17:45
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Art Director Cedric Gibbons. And his aides, who have designs on the world, blue printically speaking. Gibbons posing with art department (group photo). The drafting room, where plans for sets are drawn. People working on blueprints in drafting room.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_6
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:17:45 - 09:18:18
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Old world streets and architecture are re-created on the studio grounds. Movie set of old world streets. Traveling shot through medieval times set.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_7
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:18:18 - 09:18:50
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Planning a set and building it are two different things so we hasten to make known CF Wilhelm Set Construction Manager CF Wilhelm. The carpenter shop boasts of being able to turn out anything from a toothpick to an ocean liner! Panning workers in carpenter's shop.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_8
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:18:50 - 09:19:16
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Toot Toot! goes the whistle, and they re off to build a set. Construction workers walking to set. Set construction on soundstage for musical number.

MGM Studio Tour

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541649_1_9
No
Culver City, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:19:16 - 09:19:26
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
914
WPA 947
N/A
Dancers on stage, orchestra performing in pit, cameramen cranking cameras in foreground.