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Re: Silent film journals online

PostFri Jul 20, 2012 4:19 pm

Four more film journals have appeared online as part of the excellent Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections. They are:

Cinema Chat (1919-1920) (74 issues) (fan magazine)
Movies (1930-1934) (8 issues) (fan magazine)
Movie Monthly (1925) (3 issues) (fan magazine)
Silver Sheet (1920-1925) (18 issues) (Thomas Ince house journal)

The collection is here: http://digitalcollections.oscars.org/cdm. It includes many other kinds of digitised resource, incluing papers of Adolph Zukor, William Selig, silent era sheet music, photographs of Alfred Hitchcock in the 1920s, and film star ephemera.

My report on the resource is here: http://thebioscope.net/2012/07/20/margaret-herrick-library-digital-collections/
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostSat Jul 21, 2012 10:57 pm

Media History DP, often in collaboration with places like Essanay Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Library of Congress and various individuals, has past couple of weeks put up a ton of recorded sound, (Edison Phonograph Monthly, Variety Radio Directory) theatrical (New York Clipper) and film publications (Moving Picture World, Photoplay, Motography) and assorted other great stuff

http://archive.org/details/mediahistory
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PostTue Aug 07, 2012 8:21 pm

I recently added a few more publications to the Internet Archive, including:

Pantomime
Oct. 29, 1921: http://archive.org/details/PantomimeOct.291921

Photoplay
Jan. 1917: http://archive.org/details/PhotoplayMagazineJanuary1917

Movie Pictorial (from microfilm)
May-June 1914: http://archive.org/details/MoviePictorialMay-june1914
July-Aug. 1914: http://archive.org/details/MoviePictori ... august1914
Sept.-Nov. 1914: http://archive.org/details/MoviePictorialSept.-nov.1914
Feb.-Oct. 1915: http://archive.org/details/MoviePictorialFeb.-oct.1915

The Photo-Play Review (from microfilm)
Mar.-July 1915: http://archive.org/details/ThePhoto-pla ... h-july1915
Aug.-Nov. 1915: http://archive.org/details/ThePhoto-pla ... .-nov.1915
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostTue Aug 07, 2012 11:12 pm

Bruce,

:) That issue of PANTOMIME is spectacular! Thanks much!
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PostWed Aug 08, 2012 4:38 am

The excellent Media History Digital Library now has a complete run of Moving Picture World from it's inception in 1907 thru 1919. They are seeking funding to complete the run thru the journal's demise in 1927. http://mediahistoryproject.org/" target="_blank
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostSun Aug 19, 2012 6:32 am

Along with the many other wonderful sites mentioned already in this thread (such as Media History Digital Project), the Library of Congress Packard Campus has recently started putting up journals and magazines (both film and audio) from its collection on the Internet Archive.

You can find them here: http://archive.org/details/libraryofcongresspackardcampus
http://archive.org/search.php?query=collection%3Alibraryofcongresspackardcampus&sort=-publicdate

Here are the motion picture volumes put online to date recently
Exhibitors' Times (Volume 1)
Motion Picture (Volume 42)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 26)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 14)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 13)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 12)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 11.1)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 10)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 9)
Motion Picture Magazine (Volume 8)
The Motion Picture Story Magazine (Volume 7)
The Motion Picture Story Magazine (Volume 5)
The Motion Picture Story Magazine (Volume 4)
The Motion Picture Story Magazine (Volume 3)
The Motion Picture Story Magazine (Volume 2)
The Motion Picture Story Magazine (Volume 1)
Motography (Volume 20)
Motography (Volume 19)
Motography (Volume 18)
Motography (Volume 16.2)
Motography (Volume 16.1)
Motography (Volume 15.2)
Motography (Volume 15.1)
Motography (Volume 13)
Motography (Volume 12)
Motography (Volume 10)
Motography (Volume 11)
Motography (Volume 9)
Motography (Volume 7 and 8)
Motography (Volume 5 and 6)
The Nickelodeon (Volume 5)
The Nickelodeon (Volume 4)
The Nickelodeon (Volume 1 and 2)
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostFri Sep 21, 2012 9:41 am

I recently added a few more publications to the Internet Archive, including:

Film Fun
January 1921:
http://archive.org/details/FilmFunJanuary1921

Also, I scanned some pages from microfilm of the 1922-23 Morning Telegraph. The text is generally readable, but text search is not reliable; you could miss something useful if you don't browse.

Morning Telegraph (Louella Parsons columns and articles)
Jan-Apr 1922 http://archive.org/details/MorningTeleg ... llaParsons
May-Aug 1922 http://archive.org/details/MorningTeleg ... august1922
Sep-Dec 1922 http://archive.org/details/MorningTeleg ... cember1922"
Jan-Apr 1923 http://archive.org/details/MorningTeleg ... -april1923
May-Aug 1923 http://archive.org/details/MorningTeleg ... august1923
Sep-Dec 1923 http://archive.org/details/MorningTeleg ... cember1923
Those were Parsons' last columns for the Morning Telegraph before she was hired by Hearst and went to the New York American.

Morning Telegraph (Sunday column of movie news from Los Angeles, usually by Frances Agnew)
1922-1923 http://archive.org/details/MorningTeleg ... n1922-1923

Sidenote: In Hollywood Babylon there was a photo with the caption "On board the Oneida, Marion Davies welcomes Tom Ince". That photo has since been used on several websites, with similar identification. But it was really a photo of her greeting her director, Robert Vignola, and was published over a year before the Ince event, as you can see here: http://archive.org/stream/MorningTelegr ... 1/mode/1up :roll:
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PostTue Jan 08, 2013 11:37 am

Bruce L.

:) Some terrific additions. Tanks much!
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PostTue Jun 11, 2013 1:11 pm

A friend just directed me to this fascinating resource: The Keaton Family Scrapbook, filled with clippings of newspaper advertisements, articles and cartoons relating to The Three Keatons, c. 1900-1909, plus a trade ad for The Scarecrow.

http://digitalcollections.oscars.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p15759coll8/id/417
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostSat Jan 18, 2014 6:26 am

During the past year I've added some more scanned publications to the Internet Archive, including:

Broadway Brevities:
Nov. 1922 https://archive.org/details/BroadwayBrevitiesNov22
Oct. 1923 https://archive.org/details/BroadwayBrevOct1923

Film Fun:
April 1922 https://archive.org/details/FilmFun0422
Sept. 1922 https://archive.org/details/FilmFunSept.1922

Moving Picture Stories:
30 Nov. 1917 https://archive.org/details/MPS30Nov1917

Photoplay:
Feb. 1912 https://archive.org/details/Photoplay0212

Silverscreen:
23 March 1922 https://archive.org/details/Silverscreen23Mar22

The Tatler:
April 1919 https://archive.org/details/Tatler0419
Aug. 1919 https://archive.org/details/TatlerAugust1919
Oct. 1919 https://archive.org/details/Tatler1019
Dec. 1920 https://archive.org/details/TatlerDec1920

Vitagraph Life Portrayals:
Jan. to April 1914 https://archive.org/details/VLPJanApr1914
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostSat Jan 18, 2014 9:58 am

For those interested in French silent film journals, several have become available recently:

(You can download each issue as a pdf file and search inside.)
Cinémagazine 1921-1935
Ciné Pour Tous 1919-23
Cinéa 1921-23
Cinégraphie 1927-28
La Gazette des sept arts 1923
Paris-photographe 1891-94
Pour Vous 1928-1940
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostSun Mar 01, 2015 12:40 pm

Bruce,

Your work on this project has been a tremendous help to me and I thank you.
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Re: Silent film journals online

PostSat Feb 25, 2017 11:45 am

Since my last post here, I have occasionally added more old publications to the Internet Archive, including the following:

Pantomime, Jan. 28, 1922 https://archive.org/details/Pantomime28Jan1922
Pantomime, April 15, 1922 https://archive.org/details/Pantomime041522
Pantomime, April 29, 1922 https://archive.org/details/Pantomime042922
Pantomime, May 27, 1922 https://archive.org/details/PantomimeMay271922
Filmplay, July 1922 https://archive.org/details/FilmplayJuly1922
Screenland, February 1923 https://archive.org/details/Screenland0223

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Re: Silent film journals online

PostSun Feb 26, 2017 6:55 am

Incredible. Thanks!
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