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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-098, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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