Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-196
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of film, videotape and audio elements documenting "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna," a film that premiered in 1982 in conjunction with "Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks" an exhibition at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Kalila WA Dimna was a popular book in the ancient world. It taught morals and princely behavior to rulers through stories enacted by birds and animals. The fable of the lion and the ox is one of these tales. It was produced and directed by Karen Loveland and narrated by Omar Sharif. Materials consist of 35mm film, 35mm sound, 16mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, and 3/4" U matic videotapes.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-196, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Access Restriction
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Sharif, Omar, 1932-2015 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Loveland, Karen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila wa-Dimnah (Motion picture : 1982) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Islamic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Documentary films Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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