“Obscene” – Wednesday, February 19, 7:00 PM

  A screening of Obscene, a documentary about publisher Barney Rosset Introduced by the film’s co-director, Daniel O’Connor Chang Room, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University  Followed by a reception at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library   […]

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The Depth of New Yorker Films

Written by Sarah Cassone, Processing Intern Dan Talbot Papers MS Student, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University   One thing that is striking upon processing the Dan Talbot Papers is the types of materials his company kept and the attention to detail each film was given. When I think about the […]

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The Death of the Guest Book

Written by Sarah Cassone, Processing Intern Dan Talbot Papers MS student, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University   I’m currently working on processing the Dan Talbot Papers at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Columbia University. The Dan Talbot Papers were acquired by RBML in April 2009. Dan Talbot was […]

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“Processing the Andrew Sarris Papers or ‘Is Harry Too Dirty?'”

Megan Darlington, RBML Intern (summer, 2012) As an intern at RBML this past summer, I had the pleasure of processing the papers of prominent film critic and Columbia professor, the late Andrew Sarris (1928-2012).  The papers reveal a rare glimpse into Sarris’s life and work, and document major trends in theory and criticism during a […]

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