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Lewis Cotlow films
Creators:
Cotlow, Lewis, 1898-1987
Dates:
1949-circa 1969
Size:
Film reels (8 hours 16 minutes, color sound; 17,400 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Original film, prints, elements, sound materials and associated texts from the following films produced by explorer Lewis Cotlow: SAVAGE SPLENDOR, ZANZABUKU, VANISHING AFRICA, TWIGHLIGHT OF THE PRIMITIVE, PRIMITIVE PARADISE, JUNGLE HEADHUNTERS, HIGH ARCTIC, IN SEARCH OF THE PRIMITIVE. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and …

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Franz Boas film of Northwest Coast Indian dance
Creators:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
1 Film reel (15 minutes, black-and-white silent; 345 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.17C
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Incomplete edited film shot by Franz Boas on his last field trip to the Northwest Coast. Documented are various Kwakiutl dances which were staged for the camera at the site of Fort Ruppert, Vancouver, British Columbia. Dances demonstrated by women include the Summer, Salmon, Paddle, Bird, and Woman's War dances …

Acee Blue Eagle films
Creators:
Blue Eagle, Acee, 1907-1959
Dates:
circa 1952-1959
Size:
2 Film reels (15 minutes, black-and-white color silent sound; 525 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.17A
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of two films. These films form part of the Acee Blue Eagle Collection in the National Anthropological Archives. 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 As an historical document, its …

Children's games
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
1 Film reel (4 minutes, black-and-white silent; 79 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.17B
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of western children playing various outdoor games on a lawn. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and …

Nicholas Noxon and Irwin Rosten collection
Creators:
Noxon, Nicolas, 1936-2016
Rosten, Irwin
Dates:
1969-1971
Size:
Film reels (color sound)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtakes from the MGM documentaries, The Man Hunters, Childhood, the Enchanted Years, and The Lost World, as well as the edited films The Man Hunters and Kifaru the Black Rhinoceros. Collection also contains associated texts, sound recordings, production logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents …

Bolivian videos
Creators:
Agazzi, Paolo
Urioste, Armando de
Dates:
1984-1985
Size:
Video recordings (59 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of an edited film documenting the plight of the workers in Bolivian sugar cane fields and television broadcasts documenting rituals among the Aymara in the Lake Titicaca environs and a village festival among coca growers of African descent in the Bolivian highlands. Please note that the contents of …

KUTV videos of Tarahumara Easter celebration
Creators:
KUTV (Television station : Salt Lake City, Utah)
Dates:
1986
Size:
21 Videocassettes (U-matic) (7 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record by a news team from KUTV, Salt Lake City, Utah, of a Tarahumara Easter celebration in the villages of San Ignacio and Basihuare, Chihuahua, Mexico. Edited television broadcast, THE LAST STAND OF THE TARAHUMARAS, was produced from this material. Please note that the contents of the collection …

Present Day Greece and Its Mediterranean Islands
Creators:
Nicholson, John N., 1900-1990
Dates:
1946-1952
Size:
4 Film reels (silent, color (6,100 ft), 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of Greece by a Greek immigrant to the United States was specifically created to educate American audiences to the true qualities and nature of the Greek people. Footage includes Athens, Greek ruins, and country villages. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology …

Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim films
Creators:
Elliott, Mark
Dates:
1982
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 40,000 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record documenting rituals of and the lay community around Rumtek Monastery and the cremation ceremonies of the XVI Gyalwang Karmapa. The edited film LION'S ROAR was produced from this project. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and …

Cheyenne Indian Sun Dance film
Dates:
circa 1937
Size:
1 Film reel (silent, color, 250 feet, 16mm)
1 Video recording (11 minutes, silent, color)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of a northern Cheyenne Sundance probably filmed between the mid- to late 1930s in LameDeer, Montana. Documentation includes encampment and tarp-covered sundance lodge, both exterior and interior shots; male participants taking coals from the lodge fire; dancers with eagle bone whistles; shots of Indian and white spectators; scenes of fancy …

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