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The Race to Save 100 Years (1997)

As the documentary points out, 85 percent of all silent pictures are gone forever because of neglect, abuse, and improper storage of original prints. This film stresses the importance of ... See full summary »

Director:

Scott Benson

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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Brooks Peter Brooks ... Himself / Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Lea Bandy Mary Lea Bandy ... Herself
James H. Billington James H. Billington ... Himself
Kevin Brownlow Kevin Brownlow ... Himself
Ned Price Ned Price ... Himself
Robert Rosen Robert Rosen ... Himself
Martin Scorsese ... Himself
Ted Turner ... Himself
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Storyline

As the documentary points out, 85 percent of all silent pictures are gone forever because of neglect, abuse, and improper storage of original prints. This film stresses the importance of saving these and more recent films as cultural documents that have become part of our shared history. It also takes the viewer through the painstaking process of film restoration, and highlights some of the organizations and individuals who are spear-heading this movement. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some nudity
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La carrera para salvar 100 años See more »

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1.37 : 1
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