Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-197
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1989
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
19.5 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes) (3 tall document boxes) (2 film boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of audiovisual elements for "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," a one-hour film produced by Karen Loveland and narrated by Robert Redford. The film follows the staff of the National Museum of Natural History's Marine Systems Laboratory and Arizona's Space Biosphere Ventures as they work with scientists, architects, engineers, and builders in their attempt to create Biosphere 2, an experimental model of the Earth's ecosystems. People and places featured include, Walter H. Adey, John Allen, Margaret Augustine, Edward Bass, the Florida Everglades, the Great Barrier Reef, and the greenhouse complex at the United States Soldier's and Airmen's Home in Washington, DC. Also included are scenes aboard the Smithsonian research vessel "Marsys Resolute." Materials include 16mm original camera rolls, 16mm original camera negatives, interpositives, original sound, and videotape transfers from film.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-197, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Access Restriction
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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Loveland, Karen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Redford, Robert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adey, Walter H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allen, John (John Polk) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Augustine, Margaret Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bass, Edward Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Marine Systems Laboratory Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsys Resolute (Ship) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Space Biospheres Ventures Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biosphere 2 (Project) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biological diversity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biotic communities 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
Everglades (Fla.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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