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Creator:
Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 video reel (23 minutes) sound color 2 inch
Type:
Television programs
Travelogs
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1973
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
supplementary materials: publicity materials, books, photographs,sound recordings
Donated by Halla Linker Aguirre and California State University at Northridge, University Library in 2002
Summary:
Television broadcast created by Hal Linker, with his wife Halla, and son, David. Travel takes the Linkers into the Sahara Desert of Mali where they film the customs and dances of a tribal peoples who ceremonial headdresses can be up to 15 feet high. They also film in the town of Mopti on the Niger River (market, Peul women with large gold earrings).
Cite as:
Courtesy of Halla Linker
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland 20746
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Adornment--headdress  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.21
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
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Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305434