Archive for Films

“Christmas Carol” on Film

Almost 400 versions of this venerable title can be accessed here, from Blackadder’s Christmas Carol to a 1969 animated version shown on ABC to the 1910 interpretation done by the Thomas Edison studio. This latter title was  remastered, retitled, tinted, and supplied with a new soundtrack in 2010; for the original, please come here.

 

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Free Ad-Supported Movies Now on YouTube

YouTube has released its first batch of movies you can watch; they contain ads that appear on a regular basis. Many of these films were/are popular in nature.

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National Film Registry Digital Collection

Every year, the Library of Congress announces those films of cultural significance that are to be preserved by this worthy institution. Some 66 early films have been digitized and are available for online viewing. They range from a film depicting the immediate aftermath of the massive San Francisco earthquake of 1906 to a short film by D W Griffith. More will be added over time.

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