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Productions

Topic:
Sense of Discovery, The National Collection of Fine Arts (Motion picture : 1980)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Date:
1979-1980
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "A Sense of Discovery, The National Collection of Fine Arts," produced by Paul B. Johnson. The 28 minute film was completed in 1980 and was intended to encourage art appreciation. Most of the footage is of events and objects at the National Museum of American Art (now the Smithsonian American Art Museum). The film was awarded the CINE Golden Eagle for excellence and the Emmy for cinematography by the National Academy of Television Art and Sciences, Washington Chapter. Materials include original camera negatives, sync rolls, master soundtrack, color reversal internegatives, A and B rolls, release prints, and masters. Images are on 16 mm film and sound is on 16 mm magnetic tape. One master is on 1" magnetic tape and the other on 2" magnetic tape.
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Topic:
Art appreciation  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-098, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-098
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Work of Peace (Television program : 1984)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
9.96 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 film box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1984-1985
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the telecast "The Work of Peace," a half-hour film produced by the Office of Telecommunications on the Treaty of Paris of 1783. It had its national premiere on the PBS network. The film won the Silver Medal of the International Film and TV Festival of New York, the Silver Award at the Houston International Film Festival, a CINE Golden Eagle and second place in the 1985 National Educational Film Festival. Materials consist of 85 film and audio elements (camera originals, A&B rolls, release prints, 1/4", 16mm mixes); and 7 videos (promos, release tapes, film transfers).
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Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Awards  Search this
Documentary television programs  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-101, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-101
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Art of Organic Forms (Motion picture : 1969)
Ode to the Pinniped (Motion picture : 1974)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Date:
circa 1969-1974
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "The Art of Organic Forms" and "Ode to the Pinniped." "Art of Organic Forms" is 10 minutes in length and accompanied an exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History comparing organic and artistic forms. The film was completed in 1969. "Ode to the Pinniped" is 6 minutes and 50 seconds in length and was featured in the Life in the Sea Hall. The film is told in the style of Lewis Carroll (narrated by Cyril Ritchard) and explores the life and times of the pinniped family. It was completed in 1974. Materials for both films include original camera negatives, soundtracks, A and B rolls, and prints.
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Topic:
Pinnipedia  Search this
Art and science  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-107, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-107
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Peril on the Sea (Motion picture : 1978)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1978
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Peril on the Sea." This film, completed in 1978, is a compilation of maritime disasters as shown in Hollywood movies. It accompanied an exhibit in the Hall of American Maritime Enterprise and is 11 minutes and 50 seconds long. Materials include A and B rolls and prints.
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Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Marine accidents  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-108, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-108
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Yorktown (Motion picture : 1982)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
2.08 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Video recordings
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Date:
1982-1983
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Yorktown," produced by Guggenheim Productions Inc. with oversight from the Office of Telecommunications. The 28 minute film was completed and released in 1982, and was created to commemorate the bicentennial of the Battle of Yorktown, the final battle of the American Revolution. The film features the bicentennial re-enactment of the battle. Materials include master soundtrack, 1/4" audiotapes; 16 mm release prints in both French and English, and one master is on 1" magnetic tape.
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Topic:
United States -- History -- Revolution  Search this
Yorktown, Battle of, 1782  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-115, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-115
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories (Motion picture : 1979)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Documentary films
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1979, 1986
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of 16mm film and 1" videotape documenting the 1979 production, "Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories," a companion film to the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution." The 28 minute film was a biography featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. The film won the 1980 CINE Golden Eagle Award. Musical commentary is by the Iron Clad Agreement.
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Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Documentary films
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-120, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-120
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Northwest Indian Mask Making (Documentary film : 1987)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
2.38 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Documentary films
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1986-1987
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of 16mm film, 1" videotape and U-matic videotape documenting companion films to exhibitions in the National Museum of Natural History Hall of Indian and Eskimo Cultures. Working titles of films include: Potlatch "Box of Treasures," Potlatch "Strict Law," "Northwest Coastal Masks," "North West Coast Indian Masking," and Potlatch "Land of the War Canoes."
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Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Documentary films
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-122, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-122
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Search for the Tunguska Meteorite (Documentary film)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1.58 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Date:
1985, 1994-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of film, video, and audio elements documenting the educational production "Search for the Tunguska Meteorite." Materials include 9 film elements (release print, original dupe negative, opt. negative S/T, black & white second position print, preview print, and 16mm mag. S/T); 3 video elements (D2, Beta SP film transfers and dub); and 2 audio elements (1/4").
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Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Media programs -- Education  Search this
Tunguska meteorite  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-124, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-124
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Sikhote-Alin Meteorite (Motion picture : 1956)
Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey (Motion picture)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Information  Search this
Extent:
1.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 film box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Siberia (Russia)
Missouri River
Date:
1947-1965
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Sikhote-Aline Meteorite" and "Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey." Sikhote-Aline Meteorite" documents the meteorite between 1947, when it fell in Siberia, and 1950 and was produced by the Central Documentary Film Studio in Moscow in 1956. This film, or pieces of this film, were probably used to accompany an exhibition at the Smithsonian. "Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey" was filmed by Waldo Rudolph Wedel, Archeologist, Division of Cultural Anthropology, and Warren W. Caldwell, Chief of the Missouri Basin Project, River Basin Surveys, documenting their work on the survey between 1947 and 1965. Materials include original camera rolls, duplicate negatives, and prints, all on 16 mm film.
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Topic:
Sikhote-Alin meteorite  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-128, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Information, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-128
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Production Records

Topic:
If This House Could Talk…Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans (Television program)
Guide to the Smithsonian (Documentary film)
Jazz Smithsonian (Radio program : 1993)
Remembering Slavery (Radio program : 1997)
Piano Grand! (Television program : 2000)
Piano 300 (Video recording : 2000)
Creator::
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1987-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession includes records documenting the film, video, and radio production activities of Paul B. Johnson, Director. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; production scripts, schedules, and tape logs; license agreements and releases; contracts; marketing information; budget summaries; and travel itineraries.

Productions documented in these records include: "If This House Could Talk...Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans," "Guide to the Smithsonian" (Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center film), "Jazz Smithsonian," "Remembering Slavery," "Piano Grand!," and "Piano 300."
Topic:
Intellectual property  Search this
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Video recordings -- Direction and production  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Radio -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Documentary television programs  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-151, Smithsonian Productions, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 02-151
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila wa-Dimnah (Motion picture : 1982)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1982-1985
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of film, videotape and audio elements documenting "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna," a film that premiered in 1982 in conjunction with "Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks" an exhibition at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Kalila WA Dimna was a popular book in the ancient world. It taught morals and princely behavior to rulers through stories enacted by birds and animals. The fable of the lion and the ox is one of these tales. It was produced and directed by Karen Loveland and narrated by Omar Sharif. Materials consist of 35mm film, 35mm sound, 16mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, and 3/4" U matic videotapes.
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Topic:
Art, Islamic  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-196, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-196
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Dragon of the Trees: The Green Iguana (Documentary film : 1980)
Pandas (Documentary film)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
6.08 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Date:
1973, 1980, 1982, 1984
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Dragon of the Trees: The Green Iguana" and "Pandas." "Dragon of the Trees: The Green Iguana" is a 28-minute documentary film produced in 1980 about the ten year iguana behavior study at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. "Pandas" documents both lesser pandas and giant pandas as well as the panda exhibit at the National Zoological Park. Materials include original camera rolls, master color reversals, soundtracks, internegatives, answer prints, release prints, music, voice-overs, narration, dubs, workprints, and trims on 16 mm film, 1/4" audiotape, and 3/4" U-Matic tapes.
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Topic:
Iguana  Search this
Pandas  Search this
Motion pictures. -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-203, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-203
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright (Motion picture)
Insects (Motion picture)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
5.58 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1976, 1989
Descriptive Entry:
These records document two productions that accompanied exhibitions: "Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs by Frank Lloyd Wright" (1989), a 57 minute film, was produced to accompany the traveling exhibition, "Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage, Decorative Designs from the Domino's Pizza Collection," mounted by the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibitions Service (SITES); and, "Insects" (1976) a 16 mm film that ran in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include 16 mm original camera negatives and workprints; 1/4" audiotape; 1/2" audiotape; 1" audiotape; 8 track masters; 4 track masters; 16 mm ECN transfer master; 3/4" U-matic tapes; VHS videotape; Betacam and Betacam SP videotapes.
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Topic:
Insects  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-245, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-245
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Quadrangle (Documentary film : c. 1984)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Date:
1982-1983, 1987
Descriptive Entry:
This accession includes 16mm and 35mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, videotapes, and cassette recordings documenting the construction of the Quadrangle museum complex and discusses the importance of the collections to be exhibited there. The materials document interviews with S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary; Jean Paul Carlhian, Architect of the Quadrangle; and Sylvia H. Williams, Director of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). Materials also document budget hearings, the groundbreaking ceremony and party, meetings, and the construction site.
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Topic:
Museum buildings  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-026, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 03-026
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Towboats (Documentary film : 1989)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
10.58 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Place:
Mississippi River
Date:
1987-1989
Descriptive Entry:
The Office of Telecommunications (OTC) produced nine short films on the role of towboats on the Mississippi River for the Hall of Maritime Enterprise in the National Museum of American History. This footage was used to produce nine short interactive videodiscs to provide visitors the opportunity to learn the history, technology, and commercial importance of towboats on the Mississippi River.

Materials include Master Betacam transfers of original camera rolls, 16 mm original camera negatives, 1/4 inch sound recordings, cut shows and a few window dubs where original components could not be found.
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Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Towboats  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-054, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 03-054
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Full Speed Ahead (Motion picture : 1978)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Date:
1978
Descriptive Entry:
This accession contains film and sound elements used to create the exhibition film "Full Speed Ahead." This film is a presentation of Franklin D. Roosevelt talking about the role of the American merchant marine and shipbuilding industry during World War II, featuring period film.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Shipbuilding  Search this
Merchant marine  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-024, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 05-024
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Seidlitz Powder (Motion picture : 1979)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1979
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of film and sound elements used to create the film "Seidlitz Powder," which documents early automatic packaging equipment at Garfield & Co. in New Jersey.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Packaging  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-025, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 05-025
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
0.38 cu. ft. (1 film box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Date:
1978
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created to promote the exhibition, "Past and Present: A Century and a Half of a National Collection," documenting 100 years of the National Collection of Fine Arts. Materials include optical negative, sound negative, and A and B rolls, all on 16 mm film.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sound recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-042, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 05-042
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Productions

Topic:
Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition (Motion picture : 1976)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
11.14 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3 film boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Sound recordings
Date:
1976
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of film and sound used to create the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore. In 1976, the film won the CINE Golden Eagle Award, and in 1978 it won four Emmys. A copy of "Celebrating a Century" is available in the Reference Library.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Sound recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-056, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 05-056
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-056

Production Records

Topic:
Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition (Motion picture : 1976)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Newspapers
Serials (publications)
Color transparencies
Date:
1876, 1975-1984
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore. In 1976, the film won the CINE Golden Eagle Award, and in 1978 it won four Emmys.

Materials include correspondence, scripts, promotional materials, memorandum, newspapers, publications and color slides. Of particular note are two copies of "The Centennial Post" from December 31, 1876.
Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Newspapers
Serials (publications)
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-063, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 05-063
See more items in:
Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-063

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