archival original 45 film reels (32,515 feet) silent b&w color 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
Amazon River Region
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Supplementary materials: photographs, production logs, correspondence, scripts, clippings
Donated by Joan Cominos in 2011.
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.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD