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Balboa Films at Various Archives

Cinémathèque française:

Balboa movies distributed in France by Pathé were identified in 1999 by French researcher, Henri Bousquet. The French and English titles give the results of that research, but only the bold titles are available at the Cinémathèque française.

French Titles:

English Titles:

Les Cendres du bonheur The House Divided (negative print only)
Un Mari conquis par le nez  Won by a Nose (negative print only)
Les Aventures d’une vagabonde The Adventures of a Madcap (no titles; intertitles)
Une Rose parmi les broussailles A Rose Among the Briars
L’Héritage convoité The Coveted Heritage (no titles; intertitles)
Haïda l’abandonnée Tricks of Fate
Un Martyr matrimonial A Matrimonial Martyr (no titles; intertitles)
La Jolie Fille des bois Maid of the Wild (no titles; intertitles)
L’Avocat d’office Counsel for the Defense (negative print only)
Le Faux Prophète Comrade John (no titles; intertitles)
Un Joli rayon de soleil  Little Mary Sunshine
La Petite Cendrillon Sunshine and Gold (nitrate film only)
Deux Rayons de soleil  Twin Kiddies (no titles; intertitles)
(Unknown) His Conquered Self
(Unknown) The Fallen Standard
(Unknown) The Lost Secret
(Unknown) In Humble Guise

Library of Congress:

This listing was last updated, December 2011, by Zoran Sinobad, Library of Congress.

Eight Episodes of the 15-Episode Serial with Call Numbers (same episodes at National Archives of Canada):
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 2: “Weakening” (1917) Feb 8797-8798 (*1980-0195)
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 4: “Beyond Recall” (1917) Feb 8799
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 6: “On the Precipice” (1917) Feb 8800
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 8: “A Relentless Fate” (1917) Feb 8801 (*1980-0195)
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 9: “Deepening Degradation” (1917) Feb 8802-8803 (*1980-0195)
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 10: “A Veiled Intrigue” (1917) Feb 8804-8805 (*1980-0195)
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 11: “A Reckless Indiscretion” (1917) Feb 8806 (*1980-0195)
Neglected Wife, The Ep. 14: “Desperation” (1917) Feb 8807 (*1979-0191)

Other Balboa Feature Films (Library of Congress):
Alien Blood master material only
Bear Escape, A (1914) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Beloved Vampire, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Best Man, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 3 & 4 only
Brand’s Daughter (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 3 & 4 only
Call of the Heart, The (1914) – nitrate only (not preserved) – incomplete: one reel only
Clean Gun, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 3 & 4 only
Cleo and Simp copy is incomplete, FEA 8996
Climber, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 1 & 2 only
Crooked Road, The (1916) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Dawn of Wisdom, The (1916) – complete fine grain master; incomplete access copy (FEB 6146) (reel 1 only)
Devil’s Bait, The aka Devil’s Pet FEA 6996-6999
For the Governor’s Chair (1916) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Lady in the Library, The (1917) – access copy (FGF 1982-1983)
Maid of the Wild FGE 3486
Martinache Marriage, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 3 & 4 only
Mentioned in Confidence master material only
Mistaken Identity (1919) – access copy (FEB 5390-5393) – incomplete: reel 4 missing
Old Man’s Folly, An (1916) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Pay Dirt (1916) – fine grain master (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 1 & 2 missing
Phantom Shotgun, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 3 & 4 only
Secret of Black Mountain, The (1917) – dupe negative (no access copies) – incomplete: reels 2 & 4 only
Should a Wife Forgive? (1915) – access copy (FEB 7727) – incomplete: one reel only
Spellbound aka The One-Eyed God master material only
Stolen Play, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Understudy, The (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Vengeance of the Dead aka Vengeance of Death aka Dungeons of the Dead fully preserved, FEA 8649-8651
When Might is Right (1916) – fine grain master (no access copies)
Zollenstein (1917) – fine grain master (no access copies)

Long Beach Studios (Library of Congress):
Hate Trail, The (1922) – nitrate only (not preserved)
Roman Candles = Yankee Doodle, Jr. (1920) – access copy (FGE 7234-7236)
Too Wise Wives (1921) – access copy (VBI 4308-4309)

Lobster Films:

Bit of Kindling, A (1917) with Jackie Saunders; 4 of 5 reels, incomplete (nitrate, unpreserved)
Bell Boy, The (1918) with Fatty Arbuckle, made for Paramount at Balboa Studios (ready for viewing)
Cook, The (1918) with Fatty Arbuckle, made for Paramount at Balboa Studios (ready for viewing)
Girl That Did Not Matter, The (1915) with Margaret Landis and Andrew Arbuckle (nitrate, unpreserved, multi-tinted)
Good Night, Nurse (1918) with Fatty Arbuckle, made for Paramount at Balboa Studios(ready for viewing)
Little Mary Sunshine (1916) with Marie Osborne and Henry King (ready for viewing)
Moonshine (1918) with Fatty Arbuckle, made for Paramount at Balboa Studios (ready for viewing)
Out West (1918) with Fatty Arbuckle, made for Paramount at Balboa Studios (ready for viewing)            

Museum of Modern Art:

Told at Twilight

National Archives of Canada:

Neglected Wife, The (the same eight episodes as those at Library of Congress)

Miscellaneous Film:
Sunshine and Gold

UCLA Film and Television Archive:

This listing was last updated, December 2011, by Jere Guldin, UCLA Film and Television Archive.

Twelve Episodes of the 12-Episode Serial, With Their Call Numbers:
Who Pays?, Ep. 1: “The Price of Fame” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16595
– 35mm preservation fine grain, reel 1 only M16594
– 35mm print (b&w) M18373
Who Pays?, Ep. 2: “The Pursuit of Pleasure” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16596/XFE3009M
Who Pays?, Ep. 3: “Where Justice Sleeps” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16597/XFE3014M
Who Pays?, Ep. 4: “The Love Liar” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16598/XFE3015M
Who Pays?, Ep. 5: “Unto Herself Alone” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16599/XFE3018M
– M93314 (?)
– VHS tape NC00152
– 28mm print M98049
– 28mm print M94274
Who Pays?, Ep. 6: “House of Glass” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16600
– 35mm print M02956
Who Pays?, Ep. 7: “Blue Blood and Yellow” (1915) M55039
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16601
– 35mm print (b&w) M55039
– 35mm print, reels 2 and 3 only (reject prints) M62843
Who Pays?, Ep. 8: “Today and Tomorrow” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16602
– 35mm print M02957
Who Pays?, Ep. 9: “For the Commonwealth” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16603
– 35mm print M02958
Who Pays?, Ep. 10: “The Pomp of the Earth” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16604
– 35mm print M02959
Who Pays?, Ep. 11: “The Fruit of Folly” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16605
– 35mm print (“best print”) M02960
Who Pays?, Ep. 12: “Toil and Tyranny” (1915)
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M16606
– 35mm print M20186
– 1” tape M68125
– DigiBeta tape (b&w) M68124

Miscellaneous Films (UCLA Film and Television Archive):

The Checkmate (1917) reel 5 only of original 5-reel feature film; 35mm preservation dupe picture negative M00986
Hands Up (1918) promotional film
– 35mm preservation dupe picture negative XFE3131M
– 35mm print M20972
– 35mm print M70537
– 3/4” tape (made from ?) at 24 fps M53248