Production Records,
1876, 1975-1984

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 05-063
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1876, 1975-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore. In 1976, the film won the CINE Golden Eagle Award, and in 1978 it won four Emmys.
Materials include correspondence, scripts, promotional materials, memorandum, newspapers, publications and color slides. Of particular note are two copies of "The Centennial Post" from December 31, 1876.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-063, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records

Keywords
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Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition (Motion picture : 1976) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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