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Dates:
circa 1968-1970; 1978; 1982-1983; 1985-1987; 1994-1995
Size:
13.04 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 tall document boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting 13 productions created by Smithsonian Productions. 1) "The Sawyer and His Mill" was a 1969 exhibition film shown in the National Museum of American History's Agriculture Hall. The 4:50 minute film compared ancient and modern sawmills. It won the Bronze Medal at the International Film and TV...

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Creators:
Hilsman, Roger, 1890-1975
Dates:
circa 1929
Size:
5 Film reels (116 minutes, black-and-white silent; 3050 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1981.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Silent footage shot by Captain Roger Hilsman of the U. S. Army in the Philippines in 1929. Footage is cut and uncut (outtakes) with some intertitling. Footage includes scenes of Northern Philippines tribes, Bontoc iggorotes, Ifagao, Kalinga and Negrito Pygmies, eruption of Mayon volcano, flagellente sect, Culion leper colony and scenes of Manila....

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Dates:
1960
Level:
item
Size:
2 Film reels (37 minutes, color silent; 1334 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Travel film footage of Hawaii. (There are no Airstream trailers in this film footage.) Ship arrives at Honolulu Harbor, Oahu, (tourists on ship wearing leis waving, band and singer welcoming visitors to pier nine, and Aloha Clock Tower); various Hawaiian dances performed for tourists; Pan Am prop plane taking off at airport; various views of Honol...

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Dates:
1963
Level:
item
Size:
2 Film reels (42 minutes, color silent; 1475 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documents travel in newly independent state of Western Samoa. Includes aerial views of island, scenes of the harbor, loading and unloading freight at harborside, man cutting bananas and crating them for shipping, men fishing with nets in harbor. Shows women washing clothes and spinning, children clowning for the camera, man pounding poi(?...

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Dates:
circa 1937
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, color silent; 318 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2002.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot by Guy W. Leadbetter of a trip to Mexico includes a visit to Taxco de Alarcaon. Footage includes shots of the town from a high vantage point, various buildings including Santa Prisca church, and street scenes. Outside the town the film shows countryside; a cloister like structure; a village with women washing clothes at stream (western...

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Dates:
circa 1924-1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (35 minutes, black-and-white silent; 935 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.25
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken by Theodore Richards, a minister who lived in Hawaii, of an around-the-world cruise. This roll captures Nikko, Japan (temple with carved friezes showing monkeys including the three depicting hear, see and do no evil); Tokyo, Japan (street scenes, people and temple complex and/or park); Yokohama (leaving pier); equator crossing ceremon...

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Dates:
circa 1940
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (color silent; 1,030 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2009.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot during travel with his wife, Frances, for research purposes on markets of the villages around Lake atitlan. Film opens with aerial views flying into and out of Tampico, Mexico, and on the way to Guatemala showing terain of coastlines and moutains. The film primarily documents markets and daily life activites in the villages in the Lak...

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