archival original 1 film reel (807 feet) sound color 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: photographs, synopses, study guide with narration transcription, 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 illustrates the need for reforestation and shows the new methods used today to speed the development of new forests, including how seed cones are collected and stored, how seedlings are started, various planting techniques, selective cross-breeding and storing, and grafting. Collaborator is Bernard S. Douglass, U.S. Forest Service, Region 6, Division of State and Private Forestry. Film is from the series, "Man and the Forest".
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD