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James Wilborn Marshall Film Footage of the Amazon 1952-1960

Catalog Data

Physical description:
archival original 45 film reels (32,515 feet) silent b&w color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Brazil
Amazon River Region
Date:
1952-1960
Notes:
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Supplementary materials: photographs, production logs, correspondence, scripts, clippings
Donated by Joan Cominos in 2011.
Summary:
Film footage shot for expeditions conducted by James Wilborn Marshall in the Amazon River region of Brazil to document indigenous cultures undergoing rapid change. Marshall focussed particularly on the Xingu. Film footage includes processes such as making a beaded necklace and making an arrowhead.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Cultural property  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2011.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_292806