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LES Heritage Film Series, Pt.9


June 7, 2011

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Showing films on the first Tuesday of every month.  This FREE series will offer documentary and feature films that were shot on location in lower Manhattan on both 16mm and DVD formats.

9th part in the series:

Fish Market

(1955, 23 min., 16mm)

Director and writer, Leroy Stone with film editor and photographer, Michael Eisler present scenes of a typical business day at New York's Fulton Fish Market, showing how fish from all parts of the world are sold, processed, and stored. Photographed and recorded in the market area.

The Seward Park Compilation
(1934-35, 1941, 1959; 25 min., 16mm)

Compilation film about the Seward Park Branch of the New York Public Library composed of three separate short segments filmed at different times:  The 1934 and 1941 films of the branch neighborhood and The Liberty's Mother's Club were photographed and edited by Miss Grace Hardie, former staff member.  The 1959's film of the changing East Side and The Library in action, was made by Mr. William Sloan - Film Librarian, Donnell Library Center.