The Resource A jitney elopement, Essanay, Charlie Brand ; [produced by Jess Robbins]

A jitney elopement, Essanay, Charlie Brand ; [produced by Jess Robbins]

Label
A jitney elopement
Title
A jitney elopement
Statement of responsibility
Essanay, Charlie Brand ; [produced by Jess Robbins]
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In late 1914, Charlie Chaplin was paid the then-unprecedented salary of $1,250 per week (with a bonus of $10,000) in exchange for signing a one-year contract with the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company. The resulting 14 films he created for Essanay find Chaplin further experimenting with new cinematic techniques, while continuing to add complexities and pathos into his celebrated Little Tramp character, soon to become immortalized as the face, hat, and mustache of modern screen comedy. Flicker Alley and The Blackhawk Films® Collection are proud to present Chaplin's Essanay Comedies, the third and final installment of the Chaplin Project (lead by Lobster Films and Cineteca di Bologna), a massive, twelve year endeavor to restore all of Chaplin's cinematic output from 1914-1917. This 5-disc box Blu-ray/DVD box set features 15 newly restored films -- His New Job, A Night Out, The Champion, In the Park, A Jitney Elopement, The Tramp, By the Sea, His Regeneration, Work, A Woman, The Bank, Shanghaied, A Night in the Show, Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on Carmen, and Police. All were scanned under the aegis of Association Chaplin at a resolution of 2,000 lines from original 35mm prints gathered from archives all over the world, then digitally assembled and restored, a collaborative effort of Lobster Films and Cineteca di Bologna. These editions feature scores from some of the foremost composers and musicians of silent film accompaniment, including Timothy Brock, Robert Israel, and The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra. In this film, Chaplin disguises himself as a count to impress his beloved's father. The lovers elope and a car chase ensues
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Silent film with intertitles in English
PerformerNote
Charlie Chaplin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1977
  • 1886-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Robbins, Jess
  • Essanay Film Manufacturing Co
Runtime
26
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tramps
  • Elopement
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A jitney elopement, Essanay, Charlie Brand ; [produced by Jess Robbins]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 streaming video (26 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022757519
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3233328/marc
Video recording format
other
Label
A jitney elopement, Essanay, Charlie Brand ; [produced by Jess Robbins]
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 streaming video (26 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022757519
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3233328/marc
Video recording format
other

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