Re: silent films on video

Jessica Rosner (
Wed, 30 May 2001 09:26:20 -0700 (PDT)

It would VERY VERY VERY unlikely that these films even EXIST as about 98% of
films made in that era are lost forever. IF either still existed , it would
probably be in an archive. I would say the odds of either existing AND being
released on video are about 5,000 to one.


Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018

> From: "David Ofiara" <> > Reply-To: > Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 09:18:21 -0700 (PDT) > To: Multiple recipients of list <> > Subject: silent films on video > > Hi > Sorry for the previous blank message. I pressed the wrong button. > However, I am looking for some silent films in video and I havn't had any > luck. The titles are "Energetic Eva" 1916 and "The Wild Girl" 1917. One > of the principal actresses in each film was Eva Tanguay. I looked in various > Video source directories for educational and feature films and catalogs from > Facets to Kino along with Worldcat and Amazon .com with no luck. Does anyone > have any ideas or sources? Please post to the list. > > Dave Ofiara > Reference and Media Librarian > Adirondack Community College > Bay Road > Queensbury, New York 12801 > E-Mail: >