1939, sound, 55 min, Technicolor, 35mm. Transferred from a 35mm nitrate print. See: Andrew Wood, "The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair," This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life.

This is the same "The General Line" that appears elsewhere on the archive but I have added English inter titles which make it much more accessible. Directed by Sergei Eisenstein and released in 1929, while not one of Eisenstein's best films (it was recut for political reasons and later resored).) it is a lovely portrait of Russian peasant life during the transition from human to mechanized labor.

Mother, 1926, directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin. This is a great silent film from the early days of Russian communism. It is the story of one mothers personal revolution against the Tsar and has one of the moist rousing ending in movie history. YTou will want to rise up yourself.

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