Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the John Emigh films of Indian performing arts, 1980

Summary

Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.02
Creators:
Emigh, John
Dates:
1980
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
8 hours
color sound
Videocassettes
5 hours
color sound
Repository:

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Film and video of masked dance performances of East India and Hajari Bhand, a former court jester and street performer of Rajasthan. Collection includes sound recordings.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from John Emigh in 1984.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
John Emigh films of Indian performing arts, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
South Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Odisha (India) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rajasthan (India) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Human Studies Film Archives
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