1. Thanhouser's First Film-The Actor's Children (1910)

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    This 2:40 clip is from the documentary film "The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema" with David Robinson describing Edwin Thanhouser's as an independent producer who was denied a license…

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    • Gertrude Homan Thanhouser

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      This 2:39 clip from the documentary "The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema" focuses on Gertrude Thanhouser and her role as one of the founders of the studio and her behind the scenes…

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      • The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema - Trailer VOD

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        The Thanhouser Company was a trail-blazing studio based in New Rochelle, New York, where from 1910 to 1917 it released over 1,000 films that were seen by audiences around the globe. This 50-minute…

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        • EYE Filmmuseum Archive Tour April 3, 2014

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          In April 2014, I traveled to Amsterdam to attend the Orphans Symposium, and to take a tour of the EYE film archive arranged by Elif Rogen-Kaynakçi, Curator of Silent Film. The tour takes place in…

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          • Clarence Cheats at Croquet (1915)

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            Released under Thanhouser's "Falstaff" comedy brand, in this film two rival lovers face off at croquet. One wins out because of his honesty, or rather, Clarence gets it wrong because he cheats at…

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            • The Winter's Tale (1910) with Judith Buchanan commentary

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              Visit thanhouser.org to learn more about Thanhouser silent films. The Winter's Tale: One reel of approximately 1,000 feet, May 27, 1910 The first of six Shakespeare films released by Thanhouser. Print…

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              • Cinderella (1911) with commentary by Judith Buchanan

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                Visit thanhouser.org to learn more about Thanhouser silent films. Cinderella: One reel of approximately 900 feet, December 22, 1911. Energetic cinematic pacing and intimacy show rapidly improving…

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                • Judith Buchanan on Florence La Badie

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                  Professor Judith Buchanan, University of York (http://www.york.ac.uk/english/our-staff/judith-buchanan/), speaks to the charm, beauty, and talent of Florence La Badie. This 1 minute clip is extracted…

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                  • "Fearless Flo" Memorial Video

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                    Florence La Badie was one of the most important and popular actresses of the early motion picture era. She appeared in over 180 silent films from 1911 through 1917 for the Thanhouser studio based…

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                    • Thanhouser Films CD-ROM: 1994 Prototype Demonstration

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                      This is a video I recorded in November 1994 to explain the concept behind the Thanhouser Films CD-ROM to publish Q. David Bower's book "Thanhouser Films: An Encyclopedia and History." The book was…

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