Libraries/Librarians in the Movies
Celebrating librarians and libraries on the silver screen.... or even on television!
Utah Wagon Train (1951). A recreation of a wagon train involves some research-- in this case, the cowboy climbed onto a telephone pole and made a call to the library (using a handset) in Salt Lake City to verify some facts.
A drifting cowboy: Meanwhile back at the ranch -- Cap Rock
Loss and Recovery: Librarians Bear Witness to September 11, 2001 (2002). Produced by the American Libraries magazine, this is an oral history of librarians over their experiences in New York on 9/11.
Loss and Recovery video | American Libraries Magazine
Caesar and Cleopatra (1945). The tutor to Ptolemy, pictured here second from the right, urges Caesar to act to save the Alexandria Library. The loss would be "greater than 10,000 lives." I bet you all know what happens next.