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The Murals of Aztlán Film Production Records, 1981, consist of film footage, sound recordings, and notes from the documentary produced during the exhibition "Murals of Aztlán: the Street Painters of East Los Angeles" at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles in 1981. Film and sound elements in the collection include original sound recordings, work print, outtakes, and trims. Also found are production notes, museum memorandums concerning the exhibition schedule, and a transcript of a recorded conversation among muralists.
Murals of Aztlán film production records, 1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional production material from the documentary "Murals of AztlÔan," including a final print, is found in the James Tartan Film Collection, 1960-1985, held at the UCLA Chicano Research Center.
James Tartan (1931- ) worked as a filmmaker, actor, and voiceover artist in Los Angeles, California.
Donated by James Tartan, the filmmaker, in 1988.
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