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Created by:
MPO Television Films, American, 1950 - 1970  Search this
Commissioned by:
Hamilton Watch Company, American, founded 1892  Search this
Edited by:
Tee Beveridge, American, 1923 - 1993  Search this
Narrated by:
Burgess Meredith, American, 1907 - 1997  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Length (film): 700Feet
Duration (digital file): 00:17:59
Type:
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Egypt, Africa
Italy, Europe
Date:
1959
Caption:
"Ages of Time" is a corporate film produced by the Hamilton Watch Company in 1959. it chronicles the history of time and timekeeping, and is narrated by Burgess Meredith.
Description:
A corporate documentary film chronicling the history of timekeeping, edited by African American film editor Hortense Beveridge. "Ages of Time" was produced in 1959 by the Hamilton Watch Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and is narrated by renowned actor Burgess Meredith.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Business  Search this
Film  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.3.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58dab8ae0-33c0-4df8-8d88-37795f7e5114
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.3.1a