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March of Time -- outtakes -- MOMA Film Library and the motion picture industry

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2056 | Film ID: 862

Title: "Special Academy Award, RKO Radio Pictures. TIME the weekly news magazine presents a new kind of pictorial journalism. In this issue, The Movies March On! The March of Time, New York City."
MLSs, street scenes, Fifth Ave, NYC, entrance to MOMA, the "spanking new home" for modern art, "no dusty storehouse for old masters." CU, sign above entrance to the film library. VS of Abbott and Barry at work, screening films, smoking and discussing films. VS, the MOMA vaults, CU of film cans. A clip from "The Great Train Robbery" is shown. VS, studio lots, production in progress on the set of a Western. Los Angeles, EXT of all the major studios (Fox, Paramount, MGM, RKO). VS, INTs of the studios, craftspeople at work, costume and set designers, scene dressers, hair dressers, etc. VS, studio prop warehouses. VS, actors doing takes, in makeup and wardrobe, etc. Cut back to MOMA and the Film Research Library. VS, staff sifting through posters, reels of film. INT, MOMA Film Theater. A sequence of clips from classic films are shown: "The Kiss", "The New York Hat", "The Fugitive", "Birth of a Nation."

New York, NY, United States
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:03:55
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