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Chartres Cathedral, France (ca. 1933)

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Human Studies Film Archives
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2013-07-31T18:05:14.000Z
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Chartres Cathedral, France (ca. 1933)
Description:
This ca. 1933 archival film clip is from an amateur travelogue film by John Hansen. Original film is 16mm Eastman Kodak Lenticular color film (also known as Kodacolor), a special color film system for amateur film first released in 1928. HSFA film number is 99.10.11.
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105
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3 min 12 sec
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1960 Monaco

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2015-01-03T23:30:28.000Z
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Anthropology
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1960 Monaco
Description:
1960—Monaco: Monaco City, harbor, Monte Carlo, palace, Casino-- SILENT FILM CLIP
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110
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2 min 50 sec
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Hermógenes Cayo 2008

Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
Physical description:
one digital book (194 pages)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Argentina
Andes Mountains (Argentina)
Date:
2008
Local number:
HSFA 2011.7
Notes:
title from credits (unpublished work)--archival collection
Archives also holds related ethnographic film "Hermógenes Cayo" (English title "Imaginero").
Summary:
Digital book presents the life and work of Hermogenes Cayo, a religious icon maker and artist living in Argentina's Andean highlands.
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Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
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Trapiches Caseros (by Jorge Prelorán)

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2011-06-20T20:23:23.000Z
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Trapiches Caseros (by Jorge Prelorán)
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Clip from documentary film by Jorge Prelorán presents traditional methods for making molasses with wooden mills introduced by Jesuits during the colonial era. The film focuses on the family of Salomon Escobar, of Macio, Tucuman Province, Argentina and was shot in 1965. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+trapiches+caseros and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
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2,241
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2 min 21 sec
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Feria en Simoca (by Jorge Prelorán)

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2011-06-20T20:27:08.000Z
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Feria en Simoca (by Jorge Prelorán)
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Clip from documentary film by Jorge Prelorán about the traditional Saturday market in Simoca, a small town in Tucumán Province, Argentina. The sugar cane grown on many small farms around Simoca is prominent at the market. This film was shot in 1965. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+feria+simoca and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
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1,153
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1 min 29 sec
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Japanese acrobats ca. 1920

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2011-11-03T18:54:54.000Z
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Anthropology
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Japanese acrobats ca. 1920
Description:
Silent black & white archival film clip from "Japan: Promotional and Theatrical Footage, ca. 1927". The full film, which is 17 minutes long, includes segments from what are believed to be a theatrical film, a promotional film and, possibly, amateur film - all of unknown origin. This material is from the collections at the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution. For more details, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=hsfa+Japan+Promotional+and+Theatrical+Footage
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4,789
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1 min 1 sec
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Archaeological Excavations, Starved Rock, Illinois, ca. 1949, part 1

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2014-10-29T14:44:57.000Z
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Archaeological Excavations, Starved Rock, Illinois, ca. 1949, part 1
Description:
Silent b&w amateur film footage of archaeological excavations and camp life at Starved Rock, an Illinois state park that is the site of former American Indian occupations of the land and La Salle's Fort St. Louis. Excavations were a joint endeavor of the Illinois State Museum and University of Chicago with archaeologist Kenneth Orr. The film was rescued just before it was lost to severe acetate deterioration. This film is part of the collections of the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm . (HSFA 2001.8.2)
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142
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5 min 27 sec
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 1

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2014-11-07T21:01:19.000Z
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Anthropology
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 1
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Ca. 1937 silent amateur film footage of the Mayan archaeological site, Chichen Itza, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Chichen Itza Cultural Heritage Zone was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1988. Original 16mm film was shot Guy W. Leadbetter. Film is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm. (HSFA 2002.15.4)
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204
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4 min 43 sec
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Castelao (by Jorge Prelorán)

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2011-06-20T20:17:04.000Z
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Anthropology
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Castelao (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from historical documentary film by Jorge Prelorán presents the biography of Galician writer and nationalist Alfonso Castelao. Using historical film and photographs, animation, and Castelao's own political cartoons, the film explores Castelao's life and times. This film was released in 1980. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+castelao and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
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1,768
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3 min 47 sec
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Smithsonian Institution Excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel, 1970 - 1973

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2012-11-07T21:39:28.000Z
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Anthropology
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Smithsonian Institution Excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel, 1970 - 1973
Description:
Excerpts from film documentation of archaeological fieldwork.
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620
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6 min 16 sec
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Battle of Puebla, Mexico, 1968

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2012-05-04T14:47:36.000Z
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Battle of Puebla, Mexico, 1968
Description:
1968 film footage taken of the annual festival reenactment of the Battle of Puebla which takes place in Huejotzingo, Mexico. Footage concentrates on masks and costumes.
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1,339
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2 min 44 sec
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Black Tents: Nomadism in Southern Iran ca. 1964

Physical description:
reference two video cassettes (66 minutes) silent color 1/2" VHS
master two video cassettes (66 minutes) silent color BetacamSP
archival original two film reels(2,347 feet) silent color 16mm
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
Middle East
Iran
Date:
ca 1964
Topic:
Sheep
Animal husbandry
Cookery
Musical instruments
Dance
Domestic life
Qashqāʼī (Turkic people)
Local number:
HSFA 2004.9.1
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 2004 sound annotation by Thomas Stauffer
title from credits (unpublished work)--archival collection
Summary:
Edited film shot by Thomas Stauffer documenting nomadic life in southern Iran. Footage captures daily life including making butter, cooking, meals, herding and tending sheep, men stick dancing, playing music, transporting and setting up a tent, and weaving.
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Nyasaland ca. 1950

Subject:
Catholic Church
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color 1/2" VHS
master one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color BetacamSP
archival original one film reel (1,072 feet) silent color 16mm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Malawi
Nyasaland
Date:
ca 1950
Topic:
Missionaries
Missions
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 98.23.32
Notes:
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Summary:
Edited film of the Society of Missionaries of Africa's mission work in Malawi and the life of the local population. Society was commonly known as the White Fathers or Pères blancs.
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 2

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2014-11-14T20:17:57.000Z
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 2
Description:
Ca. 1937 silent amateur film footage of the Mayan archaeological site, Chichen Itza, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Chichen Itza Cultural Heritage Zone was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1988. Original 16mm film was shot Guy W. Leadbetter. Film is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm . (HSFA 2002.15.4)
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70
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4 min 53 sec
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Casabindo (by Jorge Prelorán)

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Human Studies Film Archives
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2011-06-20T19:39:42.000Z
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Anthropology
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Casabindo (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from ethnographic film by Jorge Prelorán documents festivities in honor of the Virgin of the Assumption, patron saint of Casabindo, Jujuy Province, Argentina. Casabindo was the first town founded by Spanish Conquistadors in the territory of Argentina. Filmed circa 1965-1966. This film was recently preserved to film. For more information, please see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+casabindo and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
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442
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1 min 50 sec
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Teotihuacan (Mexico), ca. 1937

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Teotihuacan (Mexico), ca. 1937
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Ca. 1937 silent amateur film footage of the Mesoamerican archeological site, Teotihuacan, located in the Valley of Mexico, northeast of Mexico City, Mexico. Teotihuacan was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1987. Original 16mm film was shot Guy W. Leadbetter. Film is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm. (HSFA 2002.15.4)
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78
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3 min 29 sec
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Archaeological Excavations, Starved Rock, Illinois, ca. 1949, part 2

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Human Studies Film Archives
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2014-10-29T21:33:58.000Z
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Archaeological Excavations, Starved Rock, Illinois, ca. 1949, part 2
Description:
Silent b&w amateur film footage of archaeological excavations and camp life at Starved Rock, an Illinois state park that is the site of former American Indian occupations of the land and La Salle's Fort St. Louis. Excavations were a joint endeavor of the Illinois State Museum and University of Chicago with archaeologist Kenneth Orr. The film was rescued just before it was lost to severe acetate deterioration. This film is part of the collections of the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution:http: //www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm . (HSFA 2001.8.2)
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91
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4 min 3 sec
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Iruya (by Jorge Prelorán)

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2011-06-20T19:59:12.000Z
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Iruya (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from ethnographic film by Jorge Prelorán documents celebrations in honor of Our Lady of the Rosary, patroness of Iruya, a remote village in the Zenta Mountains, Salta Province, Argentina. The celebrations include performances in pantomime and ritual dances which are reminiscent of the Autos Sacramentales of the 17th and 18th centuries in Spain. Filmed in 1966. This film was recently preserved to film. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+iruya and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
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869
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1 min 32 sec
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 3

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2014-11-21T22:31:25.000Z
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Anthropology
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 3
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Ca. 1937 silent amateur film footage of the Mayan archaeological site, Chichen Itza, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Chichen Itza Cultural Heritage Zone was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1988. Original 16mm film was shot Guy W. Leadbetter. Film is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm. (HSFA 2002.15.4)
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84
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5 min 27 sec
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La Iglesia de Yavi (by Jorge Prelorán)

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2011-06-20T20:11:09.000Z
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Anthropology
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La Iglesia de Yavi (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from ethnographic film by Jorge Preloran presents a portrait of a well-preserved colonial church in the small town of Yavi, Jujuy Province, Argentina. A voice over narration by Zenaida Wayar, the church's caretaker for over forty years, provides the history of the church and the region. Filmed in the 1960's. This film was recently preserved to film. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+iglesia+yavi and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
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1,473
Video Duration:
3 min 36 sec
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