Re: silent films on video

Delin, Peter (
Thu, 31 May 2001 08:12:05 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Dave,

according to the FIAF-files you will find a copy of "The Wild Girl"
(1917) in the archive of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

With kind regards
Peter Delin/Videolektorat

Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek schrieb:
> In a message dated 5/30/01 12:20:06 PM, writes:
> << 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 >>
> Dear Dave,
> Jessica is right. They're highly unlikely to be out on video. However, we do
> have a friend, Jon Mirsalis, who is an "amateur" film historian who knows
> more about silent films in the archives than just about anybody. His email
> address is
> If you want to try the archive route, Jon is wonderful with this kind of info.
> Dennis Doros
> Milestone Film & Video