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Title The preservation of American Sign Language [videorecording].
Published Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, c2003.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Nat Ctr on Deafness (Ref)  PN1995.9.D35 P74 2003    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc : si. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents The preservation of Sign Language / G. Veditz -- Lorna Doone / E. M. Gallaudet -- Dom Pedro's visit / E. A. Fay -- Memories of Old Hartford / J. Hotchkiss -- Lay sermon / R. McGregor -- The Irishman's flea / R. McGregor -- The lady and the cake / R. McGregor -- The signing of the Charter of Gallaudet College / A. Draper -- The discovery of chloroform / G. Dougherty -- Address at the tomb of Garfield / W. Hubbard -- A plea for a statue of de l'Epee in America / Rev. Cloud and Rev. McCarthy -- The death of Minnehaha / M. Williamson Erd -- Yankee Doodle / W. E. Marshall -- Glimpses of the battlefield / Rev. Bryant -- Gettysburg Address / Dr. T. F. Fox.
System Reqs DVD.
Performer Brian Malzkuhn.
Summary This special edition DVD shows you famous sign masters of the early 1900s. Several old Sign Language films, some of them dating back to 1913, have been professionally transferred to Digital Video thus ensuring their preservation and making them accessible to the general public. Brian Malzkuhn provides a brief biography of each signer as well as a comparison of contemporary sign formation with some of the older signs seen in the films.
Language Signed in ASL without captions or voice-over.
Subject Deaf in motion pictures.
Films for the hearing impaired -- United States.
American Sign Language -- History.
Deaf -- Means of communication.
Sign language -- History.
Genre Short films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Malzkuhn, Brian.
Veditz, George William, 1861-1937.
Gallaudet, Edward Miner, 1837-1917.
Fay, Edward Allen, 1843-1923.
Hotchkiss, John B.
McGregor, Robert P.
Draper, Amos G.
Dougherty, George T.
Hubbard, Willis.
Cloud, James H.
McCarthy, Michael R. (Michael Robin)
Erd, Mary Williamson.
Marshall, William Edgar, 1837-1906.
Bryant, A.D.
Fox, Frank, 1952-
Sign Media, Inc.
OCLC number 55110086