Tag Archives: Internet Archive

Rashomon in Public Domain

Some people said the best film in public domain available at Internet Archive is Fritz Lang’s M (M – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder). I don’t know, I love the Einsenstein’s masterpiece Battleship Potemkin (Bronenosets Potyomkin). And now there is … Continue reading

Posted in cinema, video | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rashomon in Public Domain

Vintage Chevrolet Cartoons

The Prelinger Archives, at Internet Archive, contains nearly 2,000 ephemeral (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. Ephemeral film, as defined by film archivist Rick Prelinger, is film made for a specific purpose other than as a work of art: the … Continue reading

Posted in animation, vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Vintage Chevrolet Cartoons

Sherlock Holmes’ films

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a prolific writer most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and the adventures of Professor Challenger. Conan Doyle wrote … Continue reading

Posted in books, cinema, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sherlock Holmes’ films

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

What do you know about Charles Darwin and darwinist? Not much? Well, that’s your lucky day. The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online provides Darwin’s complete publications, many handwritten manuscripts and the largest Darwin bibliography and manuscript catalogue ever published. … Continue reading

Posted in books, science | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

Ray Harryhausen Creature List

Do you know Ray Harryhausen, the special effects creator? Maybe you don’t remember of his name, but of his work at Jason and the Argonauts, Clash of the Titans and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad. His techniques, specially the dynamation, … Continue reading

Posted in animation, cinema, video | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ray Harryhausen Creature List

Charles Chaplin On-line III: 1917-1921

The first part of Charles Chaplin on-line was about 1914’s films, the second 1915 and 1916’s films and this is about all his other films on-line. This is the smallest list because he reduce his rhythm of making films in … Continue reading

Posted in cinema, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Charles Chaplin On-line III: 1917-1921

Charles Chaplin On-line II: 1915-1916

After the first part., with Chaplin’s films of 1914, the second include his films of 1915 and 1916: In 1915 he began a year’s contract with Essanay film studios, and further developed his film skills, adding new levels of depth … Continue reading

Posted in cinema, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Charles Chaplin On-line I: 1914

After Bela Lugosi, Buster Keaton, Dziga Vertov, now is the time of Charlie Chaplin. Sooner or later I would end up making a post about him. I’m doing it now because circumstances helped, and in this case they mean Internet … Continue reading

Posted in cinema, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Man with a Movie Camera

I watched The Man with a Movie Camera several times, not because, as some people do, I loved it so much that I must watch again and again. No, just happened. Someone told me it was a great film and … Continue reading

Posted in cinema, posters, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Martin Luther King

To celebrate Martin Luther King Day the blog of Internet Archive did a selection of videos and audio recordings with him. The FlickrBlog also made a homage, pointing to the photos in the Martin Luther King clusters.

Posted in audio, Internet, photography, politics, video | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Martin Luther King