Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-120
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979, 1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of 16mm film and 1" videotape documenting the 1979 production, "Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories," a companion film to the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution." The 28 minute film was a biography featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. The film won the 1980 CINE Golden Eagle Award. Musical commentary is by the Iron Clad Agreement.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-120, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Access Restriction
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Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edison: Lighting a Revolution (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories (Motion picture : 1979) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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