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29 Aug 2009

Treasures from the Archives

In 1935 Friedrich Alwin Hutzli, a priest from Reichenbach, Switzerland, produced a unique documentary film about the daily life, local customs and the beauty of nature and mountains in the Kiental Valley in the Bernese Oberland on behalf of the local tourist office. The Lichtspiel - Kinemathek Bern who holds the only existent positive copy of 'Im Silberlicht der Blüemlisalp' ('In the radiant light of the mountain 'Blüemlisalp'') has now been able to restore and copy this 16mm silent film gem with the financial support from the canton Berne.

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17 Mar 2009

Treasures from the Archives

La Cinémathèque Française: Unique collection of Laterna Magica slides available online

The Cinémathèque Française holds an exceptional collection of 17.000 magic lantern slides from the 18th century to 1920, which archivists of the Cinémathèque as well as several private collectors have assembled since 1936. Two important collections are now available online: the 'Life Models' series containing colourised photographic slides as well as hand painted large scale slides from the Royal Polytechnic Institution.

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07 Feb 2009

Treasures from the Archives

Laterna Magica slides available online

The Cinémathèque Française holds a collection of 17.000 magic lantern slides from the 18th century to 1920. Now, the website http://www.laternamagica.fr gives access to a first selection of these slides. ...

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Welcome to the EFG

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the European Film Gateway! Currently, the portal gives access to about 500,000 film-historical documents, images and films. Discover early shorts by great masters like Rossellini, Antonioni or Carl Theodor Dreyer, rare books and colourful laterna magica slides from the pre-cinema era alongside beautiful film posters and stills illustrating over 100 years of European film history.

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