14 votes How did some of cinema's greatest films end up in an Iowa shed? Posted June 24, 2018 by boredop Tags: hollywood, black and white, usa.ia, preservation, movie industry, silent films, history, author.pamela hutchinson https://amp.theguardian.com/film/2018/jun/22/how-did-some-of-cinemas-greatest-films-end-up-in-an-iowa-shed Link information This data is scraped automatically and may be incorrect. Authors Pamela Hutchinson Published Jun 22 2018 Word count 1044 words 3 comments Collapse replies Expand all Comments sorted by most votes newest first order posted relevance OK HDR June 25, 2018 Link neat story, amazing that it survived in a barn for so long. neat story, amazing that it survived in a barn for so long. 5 votes Luna June 25, 2018 Link Does this mean the nitrate films only have 1 known copy in existence? the films themselves were sent to the Library of Congress, which duplicated about two-thirds of them, quickly and simply, and sent the 16mm copies back to Zahs. The remaining third they apparently sent back to Zahs through the US mail, in a box labelled “explosive”. Those original nitrate films, which are highly flammable Does this mean the nitrate films only have 1 known copy in existence? 1 vote starchturrets June 25, 2018 Link Hugo? Hugo?