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Marshall, John ethnographic filmmaker (1932-2005 )  Search this
Physical description:
15 video cassettes (13 hours) sound color 1/2 inch VHS reference
15 video cassettes (13 hours) sound color BetacamSP master
15 video cassettes (13 hours) sound color miniDV archival original
!Kung (African people)  Search this
Projected media
Collection descriptions
South West Africa
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: production records including shot and sound logs
For supporting HSFA collections see also: 2007.17 (Robert Gesteland's daily log from the 1957-58 expedition); 2008.12 (National Geographic Society/Wolper Productions 1973 film project on John Marshall); and 2008.13 (Nippon TV ca. 1985 video project on John Marshall)
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research supported processing of the John Marshall Ju/'hoan Bushman Film and Video Collection, 1950-2000
The John Marshall Ju/'hoan Bushman Film and Video Collection was received over several years of accessioning from different parties. In 1983, John Marshall deposited the 1950-1978 film and audio with some production records. In 2005, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) deposited the 1981-2000 film, video, and audio and paper records, photographs, and master video copy of "A Kalahari Family." Maps used by the Marshall family for the early expeditions were deposited in 2008.
Full video record documents the Ju/'hoansi, Kalahari Desert. Video shows distribution of Conservancy earnings to members; village visits; daily life; water access; and interviews with Ju/'hoansi. Video was shot by Peter Baker under the direction of John Marshall.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
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Local number:
HSFA 2005.11.18
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives