search failure: archive footage

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This search
https://www.imdb.com/search/title/?role=nm0006190&lists=ls058577762&view=simple&sort=release_date,asc
omits this result:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0363004
( Queen: Greatest Video Hits 1 (2002 Video) )
which is clearly on the list, using this search:
https://www.imdb.com/search/title/?title=queen&lists=ls058577762&view=simple&sort=release_date,asc
You can find that credit on 
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006190/
under the Archive Footage category. None of the other titles on the list fall there. (Most are Self: Video; some are Self: TV.)

This feels related to this report, where the missing title involved archive footage (and the report has not been satisfactorily answered, despite the thread being marked as such):
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/episode-count-too-high
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Hi bderoes -

Looking into this, can you clarify how you are searching on the site (I can see that you have searched a title and list, and a name and list)?  Can you provide some additional details on how you are making this search, I can then try to replicate and nail down the issue.
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Michelle - I don't understand what you're asking for. I provided the urls from the Advanced Title Searches in my post (neither are Name searches). What more do you need... screenshots of the ATS page while I'm checking off the boxes and selecting the list from among my own? I would think clicking on the links I provided would suffice. 
Here's the direct link to the list, which I've now switched to Public to make access easier for you:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls058577762/
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Hi bderoes -

Thanks for the additional details, I can now see how you made your initial search in the Advanced Title Search.  As you suspected, the reason why the title is not displaying is likely because the credit for Brian May on the title is listed with an 'archive footage' attribute and we likely aren't recognizing these credits in the search.

Though as I'm not 100% sure, I have filed a ticket for the appropriate search team to investigate and clarify if the above assumption is the case and if this is intentional or a bug.  As soon as I have an update on the status I will relay the information here.
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