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Physical description:
archival original two film reels (3,084 feet) silent color 16mm
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Motion pictures (visual works)
South Korea
Seoul (Korea)
Pusan (Korea)
Supplementary materials: audiotapes of lectures,still photographs, brochures
Commander Karl E. Stein was a member of several expeditions including the Mitchell Hedges-Richmond Brown Exploratory Expedition and the Snyder Mountain Expedition. His military service during World War II found him in the South Pacific, Arctic and Mediterranean. After the War he turned to creating travel films for the travel-lecture circuit. His wife, Flora M. Stein, recorded the country's music to accompany the presentations.
Donated by Karl E. Stein in 1994
Edited film is a travel-lecture film created by Karl E. Stein and documents travel in Korea presenting how people live, work and play and their homes, schools and industries. Locales visited include Seoul (palaces, wedding, markets, making lacquer furniture, fur coat manufacturing, and Olympic Games sports complex); Folk Village; Mt. Soraksan; Kyongu (former capital of the Silla Kingdom); Pomun Lake Resort; Pusan (auctioning of fish and United Nations' Cemetery; and Cheju Island.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Palaces  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Fur trade  Search this
Furniture making  Search this
Stadiums  Search this
Ruins--archeological  Search this
Resorts  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.10.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives: OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives