Guide to the Roger Hilsman films of the Philippines, circa 1929
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1981.02
Creators:
Hilsman, Roger, 1890-1975
Dates:
circa 1929
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
5 Film reels
116 minutes
black-and-white silent; 3050 feet
35mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Silent footage shot by Captain Roger Hilsman of the U. S. Army in the Philippines in 1929. Footage is cut and uncut (outtakes) with some intertitling. Footage includes scenes of Northern Philippines tribes, Bontoc iggorotes, Ifagao, Kalinga and Negrito Pygmies, eruption of Mayon volcano, flagellente sect, Culion leper colony and scenes of Manila.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration
Sponsor
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Roger Hilsman, Jr. in 1981.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
Roger Hilsman films of the Philippines, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
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