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Dates:
circa 1969
Level:
file
Size:
1 motion picture film (253 feet, 16mm color composite optical track print)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0500
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sponsor: AMFAC Content Description: Compilation reel of five promotional segments that tell the history of the company and its products and industries. Scenes include sugarcane plantations, department stores, archival photos, sketches of Hawaiian leaders, offices, world maps with locations of AMFAC stores and offices and industrial sites.

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Dates:
circa 1969
Level:
item
Size:
1 motion picture film (165 feet, 16mm color composite optical track print)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0500
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sponsor: University of California Content Description: English and Spanish audio. A man mimes in three spots about: drinking dry milk for health, how to sign a contract and how to apply for a loan.

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Dates:
1975
Level:
item
Size:
1 motion picture film ( 333 feet, 16mm color composite optical track print)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0500
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sponsor: SERFIN Content Description: Eight commercials in Spanish. The commercials are a mix of animation and live action. Each advertisement describes a different scenario where people need banking assistance from the Banco de Londres y Mexico, s.a., which is a part of the SERvicios Financieros INtegrados.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H
Dates:
1973-1974, 1976
Size:
12.76 cu. ft. (4 12x17 boxes) (16 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film elements used in the making of "The Collection That Became a Museum" (1974) and "Joseph Hirshhorn: A Portrait" (1976). The films, which Olga Hirshhorn originally gave to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, were commissioned by Joseph H. Hirshhorn and produced by Ron Cavalier of Renaissance Foundry. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film, videotape and audio elements documenting "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna," a film that premiered in 1982 in conjunction with "Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks" an exhibition at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Kalila WA Dimna was a popular book in the ancient ...

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Dates:
circa 1925
Level:
file
Size:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white silent print, 412 feet)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Footage of flooded town and of telegraph poles and wires. Western Union truck and boat come in and men repair damage to poles and wires.

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Dates:
circa 1927
Level:
file
Size:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white silent camera original reversal, 235 feet )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
circa 1928
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item
Size:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white silent camera original reversal, 207 feet)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A day in the life of the Fulton Street, New York City, Fish Market. Unloading catch of the day, boats, peddlers, ice suppliers, Western Union office and John J. Driscoll, its manager. "The perishable nature of the commodity makes necessary the prompt shipment of the catch and justifies and RX' handling for fish messages."

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file
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1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white silent camera original )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Depicts new unit in New York office, its uses for private business customer or public branch office. Close-up shots of machinery and how it works.

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Dates:
circa 1929
Level:
file
Size:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white silent print, 221 feet)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Shows several common telegraph operator errors. Slow motion used to illustrate "heavy thumb," long fingernails, misfingering, and poor rhythm all causing typographical errors.