Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 05-134
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consists of film and sound elements for the film, "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory." This 28 minute film was made in 1979 to accompany the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution" at the National Museum of History and Technology. The film was a biographical piece featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. It won the 1980 CINE Golden Eagle Award and musical commentary is by the Iron Clad Agreement.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-134, 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.

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Edison: Lighting a Revolution (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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