Archive • September 2014

At the Fair with Bob Hope; on the Hustings with Robert W. Scott

posted September 21, 2014

Thanks to a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation, State Archives of North Carolina will ensure the longevity of films of two far-away phenomena, drawn from a collection that Century Film Productions, a Raleigh-based company, donated to the Archives in 1986.

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For-Real Bogus Boxing Saved from the Trash

posted September 17, 2014

Film-Makers' Cooperative, of New York, will use a National Film Preservation Foundation grant to care for esteemed rock critic Richard Meltzer's idiosyncratic 1969 film about "Bogus Boxing Trash."

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From Coitus Interruptus to Guaranteed-to-Last

posted September 11, 2014

Curt McDowell's "Sparkle's Tavern," a landmark of art porn, will tinkle on, thanks to a grant to the University of California-Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive from the National Film Preservation Foundation

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Robert Green’s Mardi Gras Balls of the 1950s

posted September 8, 2014

Two rare films of African American Carnival Balls in mid-1950s New Orleans will survive with the aid of a federal grant

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