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Marshall, John ethnographic filmmaker (1932-2005 )  Search this
Physical description:
10 video cassettes (3 hours 15 minutes) sound color Umatic 3/4" reference
9 film reels (7,000 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
!Kung (African people)  Search this
Herero (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title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)--archival collection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; maps; audio tapes
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 in 2008, DER deposited 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 film record documents the Ju/'hoansi, Kalahari Desert. Shown are /Qui Chapman and his family relocating to Nyae Nyae and Herero cattle drive. Also documented is a conversation with Herero herdsmen? and an interview with Kxao Moses Toma. Footage was shot by Peter Baker.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Development  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Farming  Search this
Water  Search this
Government  Search this
Cattle  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2005.11.9
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives