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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-063, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
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