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Hollywood black the stars, the films, the filmmakers Donald Bogle ; foreword by John Singleton

Author:
Bogle, Donald  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Singleton, John 1968-2019  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 269 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 25 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Blaxploitation films
Informational works
Date:
2019
Topic:
Black people in motion pictures  Search this
Black people in the motion picture industry  Search this
Blaxploitation films  Search this
Actors, Black  Search this
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
African Americans in the motion picture industry  Search this
African American actors  Search this
Personnes noires au cinéma  Search this
Personnes noires dans l'industrie cinématographique  Search this
Films de la blaxploitation  Search this
Acteurs noirs  Search this
Noirs américains au cinéma  Search this
Noirs américains dans l'industrie cinématographique  Search this
Acteurs noirs américains  Search this
Africa  Search this
United States  Search this
African Americans  Search this
actors  Search this
cinema  Search this
filmmakers  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism  Search this
HISTORY / African American & Black  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Guides & Reviews  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / African American & Black Studies  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts  Search this
ART / American / African American & Black  Search this
Performing Arts  Search this
Blacks in motion pictures  Search this
Blacks in the motion picture industry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153615

Engineering Hollywood technology, technicians, and the science of building the studio system Luci Marzola

Author:
Marzola, Luci  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 255 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Californie
Date:
2021
Topic:
Motion picture industry--Technological innovations--History  Search this
Motion pictures--Production and direction--History  Search this
Cinéma--Industrie--Innovations--Histoire  Search this
Cinéma--Production et réalisation--Histoire  Search this
Motion picture industry--Technological innovations  Search this
Motion pictures--Production and direction  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156513

Archives Center Poster Collection

Extent:
120 Posters (14 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Posters
Date:
1917-1998, undated
Summary:
An artificial collection of posters on various subjects, at present organized according to donor and/or subject. Examples of contents include motion picture posters and propaganda posters.
Scope and Contents note:
An artificial collection of posters on various subjects from various sources, including curatorial units, the public, and SI staff. Series one consists of miscellaneous posters, typically acquired one or two at a time. The remaining series contain posters acquired from individual sources, usually all relating to one topic. Detailed cataloging information for many of these posters can be found following this finding aid. This collection is augmented periodically by new acquisitions.
The movie posters, all except two from the 1990s, represent a wide range of popular films, including both adult and children's films, live action and animated, and studio and independently made films.
Arrangement:
Collections divided into four series.

Series 1: Miscellaneous Posters, 1917-1990

Series 2: World War One Posters, 1917-1919

Series 3: Motion Pictures Posters, 1963-2016

Series 4: Soviet Propaganda Posters, 1959-1960
Biographical / Historical:
Motion pictures have been exhibited in the United States since debuting at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. The public=s love affair with Athe movies@ has never waned. Beginning with silent films with simple plots the motion picture industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry where the small simple film costs millions of dollars and a great portion of a motion picture budget is designated for advertising. Movie posters have been an integral marketing tool for the motion picture from its inception. Movie posters attempt to capture the essence of the film in one clear defining image and image that will hopefully remain in the consumers mind. Early movie posters boasted original artwork with bright colors and bold lettering. Beginning in the 1950s, movie posters began to use actual photographs from the movie itself as the primary artwork for the movie poster. In the latter 20th century almost all movie posters were photographic in nature. With the expansion of motion pictures into the home video market from the early 1980s onward, movie posters became not only a marketing tool for the movie theatre but for the video store as well.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Nelse L. Greenway, July 6, 2001, and Martha Rosen, May 29, 2002.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Film posters  Search this
Propaganda  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters -- 20th century
Posters -- Soviet Union
Posters -- Motion pictures -- 20th century
Citation:
Archives Center Poster Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0751
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Archives Center Poster Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8db9b853e-e481-411d-a2cb-6104ea49ab83
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0751
Online Media:

Motion Picture Posters

Creator:
Rosen, Martha  Search this
Extent:
107 items in 9 folders Items
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1998
Scope and Contents:
This collection was collected from movie theaters and video stores in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and with few exceptions, exclusively covers the decade of the 1990s. The collection contains movie posters from a wide range of motion pictures; animated, children's, adult, studio, and independently made films and consists of full size, six-sheet posters with two small four-sheet size posters. The collection is arranged alphabetically by motion picture title.
Historical:
Motion pictures have been exhibited in the United States since debuting at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. The public's love affair with the movies has never waned. Beginning with silent films with simple plots the motion picture industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry where the small simple film costs millions of dollars and a great portion of a motion picture budget is designated for advertising. Movie posters have been an integral marketing tool for the motion picture from its inception. Movie posters attempt to capture the essence of the film in one clear defining image and image that will hopefully remain in the consumers mind. Early movie posters boasted original artwork with bright colors and bold lettering. Beginning in the 1950s, movie posters began to use actual photographs from the movie itself as the primary artwork for the movie poster. In the latter 20th century almost all movie posters were photographic in nature. With the expansion of motion pictures into the home video market from the early 1980s onward, movie posters became not only a marketing tool for the movie theatre but for the video store as well.

Donor did not want to have her name in collection title so the donation was added into this artificial collection.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution by Martha Rosen, 2001.
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Poster Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0751, Series 3
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Archives Center Poster Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a9bafcb5-57ad-4fdd-b551-e61216147ee0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0751-ref545

M.R. Harrington: Correspondence, Professional, Hurst

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Director:
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Container:
Box 232, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1924
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 6: Collectors
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4b0894e6b-a3d1-4484-a7a9-8cb11c80e3c2
EDAN-URL:
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Cecil B. De Mille

Artist:
Wide World Photos  Search this
Sitter:
Cecil Blount DeMille, 12 Aug 1881 - 21 Jan 1959  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25.4 × 20.3cm (10 × 8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Cufflinks  Search this
Equipment\Letter opener  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Wrist watch  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Male  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Oscar  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Legion of Honor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine Conserved with funds from The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Object number:
NPG.82.TC95
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© AP Images/Wide World
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48fd27e29-9996-4846-88bc-187b9c6e3fd7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.82.TC95

32c Marilyn Monroe single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2967
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 1, 1995
Topic:
Stars of Stage & Screen  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Women's Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1996.2066.156
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88f4a5bbb-59d2-4451-8cc2-cb21be8fb489
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1996.2066.156

[Trade catalogs from Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc.]

Company Name:
Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
spirograph combined camera, projector, and direct viewing motion picture machine ; spirograph accessories
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Irvington-on-Hudson, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Theatre and entertainment supplies  Search this
Topic:
Amusements  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Entertaining  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Theaters  Search this
Theatrical paraphernalia  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44252
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44252

Mural for the Santa Monica Library: Prologue (mountain tops)

Artist:
Stanton Macdonald-Wright, born Charlottesville, VA 1890-died Los Angeles, CA 1973  Search this
Medium:
oil on wood
Dimensions:
28 1/2 x 60 in. (72.3 x 152.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934-1935
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\weather\cloud  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the City of Santa Monica, California
Object number:
1966.103.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f04d507a-ed55-49cb-a211-af6bc08d39bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.103.4

The Films of Ousmane Sembène, 10-15 July 1992 = les films D'Ousmane Sembène, 10-15 Juillet 1992

Title:
Films D'Ousmane Sembène
Author:
Sembène, Ousmane 1923-2007  Search this
National Gallery of Canada  Search this
Subject:
Sembène, Ousmane 1923-2007  Search this
Physical description:
[18] p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Black people in the motion picture industry  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
PN1995.9.N4 S47 1992
PN1995.9.N4S47 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_439901

Envisioning freedom cinema and the building of modern Black life Cara Caddoo

Author:
Caddoo, Cara 1978-  Search this
Subject:
Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld  Search this
Physical description:
294 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Books
Race films
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
Topic:
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
African Americans in the motion picture industry  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Motion pictures--Distribution  Search this
Motion picture audiences  Search this
Race films  Search this
Schwarze  Search this
USA  Search this
Filmschaffender  Search this
Gesellschaftsleben  Search this
Kulturleben  Search this
Svarta på film, USA  Search this
Svarta i filmindustrin, USA  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153416

Making Asian American film and video histories, institutions, movements Jun Okada

Author:
Okada, Jun 1973-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2015
Topic:
Asian Americans in motion pictures  Search this
Asian Americans in the motion picture industry  Search this
Américains d'origine asiatique au cinéma  Search this
Américains d'origine asiatique dans l'industrie cinématographique  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS--Reference  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156461

Gatewood Dunston Research Notes

Maker:
Dunston, G. W.  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Object Name:
papers, Dunston notes
documents
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Norfolk
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Gatewood W. Dunston
ID Number:
PG.005099
Accession number:
212314
Catalog number:
5099
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Popular Entertainment
Photo History Collection
Gatewood W. Dunston Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b6c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759264
Online Media:

Acmegraph Projector

Maker:
LeRoy, Jean Aime  Search this
Physical Description:
steel, painted black. steel gears, 1 fibre gear (overall material)
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
bronze (overall material)
aluminum (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 30.2 cm x 17.6 cm; 11 in x 11 7/8 in x 6 15/16 in
Object Name:
35mm Acmegraph
motion picture projector
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1906
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.39
Catalog number:
4046.39
Accession number:
129430
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a16d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759291

Lumière Cinématographe Camera, Printer, and Projector, 1895

Maker:
Auguste and Louis Lumiere  Search this
Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 33 cm x 19 cm x 12.5 cm; 13 in x 7 15/32 in x 4 29/32 in
Object Name:
camera, lumiere cinematographe
camera
motion picture
projector
Place patented:
France: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyons
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
ID Number:
PG.006299
Catalog number:
6299
Accession number:
238258
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Popular Entertainment
Photo History Collection
Early Motion Picture Equipment Collection
Exhibition:
Inventing in America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b816-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759313
Online Media:

Lauste: Carbon Microphone

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
General Acoustics Company  Search this
Modifier:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood; metal; carbon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 7 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 17.78 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: Carbon Microphone
microphone
Date made:
ca 1900s
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.08
Catalog number:
4046.08
Accession number:
129430
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a6b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759427

Lauste 3-to-1 Film Gate

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: 3 In 1 Film Gate
sound recording apparatus
Date made:
1904-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.09
Catalog number:
4046.09
Accession number:
129430
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a6b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759428

Light Valve Sound Recorder

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.9 cm x 10.4 cm x 5.8 cm; 1 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 5/16 in
Object Name:
Lauste: Iron-Hydroxide Light Valve
sound recording apparatus
Date made:
1904-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.10
Catalog number:
4046.10
Accession number:
129430
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a6b5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759429

Lauste, 2-Carbon Ball Microphones. (Danjhill)

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: Danjhill Carbon Ball Microphones
microphones
Date made:
1904-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.11
Catalog number:
4046.11
Accession number:
129430
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a9cc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759430

Lauste, Single Wire Light Valve

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 in; 24.13 cm x 21.59 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: Single Wire Light Valve
sound recording apparatus
Date made:
ca. 1909-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.13
Catalog number:
4046.13
Accession number:
129430
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a9ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759432

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