Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Marine Animals of the Open Coast 1963

Catalog Data

Martin Moyer Productions  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (787 feet) sound color 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
North America
United States
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: photographs, synopses, study guide with transcription of narration, promotional materials, newspaper articles
Martin Moyer was an independent producer and distributer of educational films primarily from the 1950s through the 1970s. His company, Martin Moyer Productions, was based in Seattle, Washington. Film subjects include social and cultural studies, art, geography, forestry, environmental sciences, physical education and mathematics. In the early 1950s Moyer, in partnership with Charles Stinson, produced short films shot in Fiji and other South Pacific islands, for their production company South Sea Films based in Suva, Fiji.
Donated by Martin Moyer in 1996.
Edited film made by Martin Moyer for educational use is a study of marine animals of the open coast or intertidal area, showing how the animals adapt to fit their habitat. Includes views of snails, barnacles, mussels, seastars, crabs, mussel worms, sea cucumbers, chitons, anemones, sea urchins, clams, and beach hoppers.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Ecology  Search this
Marine animals  Search this
Coastal ecology  Search this
Coastal biology  Search this
Coastal animals  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1996.6.48
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
See more items in:
Martin Moyer Film Collection, ca. 1950-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives