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Old May 14th, 2011, 07:32 AM   #1
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anyone pull public domain footage from library of congress?

anyone pull public domain footage from library of congress?

if so, care to share your adventure?

anyone have a link as to lead time and costs?

thanks in advance.

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Old May 14th, 2011, 11:16 AM   #2
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I mostly work from here when I need something.

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Old June 30th, 2011, 06:36 AM   #3
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Old June 30th, 2011, 07:30 PM   #4
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Re: anyone pull public domain footage from library of congress?

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anyone pull public domain footage from library of congress?

anyone have a link as to lead time and costs?

I've used this catalog
Library of Congress Online Catalogs

and hired a researcher from their list @ $30 an hour (in 2004). I didn't use any footage. In fact, LOC didn't hold the rights to anything we found there.
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Old July 2nd, 2011, 01:15 PM   #5
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Re: anyone pull public domain footage from library of congress?

I've used footage from NASA. I only had to pay for the cost of the dub & shipping, since the footage in question was public domain.

Be aware that not everything in the LOC collections is in the public domain. I'm sure that the LOC staff can help you figure out what footage is and is not PD.
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Old August 24th, 2011, 10:53 PM   #6
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I've used this, too, but now that I'm doing 1080p projects, I'm wondering how to mix this 720x480 stuff in, or whether there's a place to find this kind of historical archive footage in HD.

When I was working in 720p, I could blow up the Internet Archive material 150% and get away with it. I don't know if going over 200% just to reach the top and bottom of the frame will work.
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Old June 21st, 2012, 05:35 AM   #7
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Re: anyone pull public domain footage from library of congress?

Excuse me guys:

what's the use i could do on a documentary with these kind of images? The doc will be distribuited....
What should i pay?
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