Query: Film stills
Danish Film Stills of American Motion Pictures
Dates:
circa 1915-1986
Size:
10 Cubic feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0543
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains primarily black-and-white silver gelatin photographic prints, produced by film studios and distributors for advertising and theater lobby display purposes. The films are mostly American, although the collection includes some European and Japanese films. Some films are accompanied by small booklets in Danish.

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Herbert W. Carleton Motion Picture Stills Collection
Creators:
Carleton, Herbert W., d. 1992
Carleton, Herbert Oswald
Dates:
1912-1919
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0465
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of motion picture publicity stills collected by Herbert O. Carleton (1887-1962), cameraman during the Silent Era of filmmaking.

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Clayton Moore "Lone Ranger" Collection
Creators:
Moore, Clayton, 1914-1999
Moore, Dawn A.
Dates:
1980-1999, undated
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0727
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection assembled by actor Clayton Moore, known as "The Lone Ranger". Moore played "The Lone Ranger", with Jay Silverheels as Tonto, on television from 1949 to 1951, when he was replaced by John Hart.

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Motion Picture Press Kits Collection
Dates:
1961-2004, undated
bulk 1995-2000
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1353
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of promotional photographs and press kits used to promote motion pictures and made for television motion pictures and other entertainment.

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Robert L. Shurr Script and Scrapbook for the Motion Picture "George Washington Carver"
Creators:
Parker, Ben (scriptwriter)
Shurr, Robert L. (scriptwriter)
Dates:
1939-1940, 1968
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0133
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The film, George Washington Carver, starring Carver himself, was filmed in 1939 and released in 1940. Ben Parker was the director and Robert L. Shurr wrote the screenplay.

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E. Richard Sorenson Papua New Guinea photographs
Creators:
Sorenson, E. Richard
Dates:
1963-1968
Size:
4,100 Photographs (black-and-white and color negatives, 120mm; 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Still photographs shot by E. Richard Sorenson while working for NIH. These stills were shot between 1963-1968 in Papua New Guinea. The still negatives were brought to the Smithsonian when Sorenson began the National Anthropological Film Center in 1975. May be associated with NIH motion picture film that Sorenson shot that was …

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Robert A. Nelson collection of photographs relating to films Plastic Haircut and The Great Blondino
Creators:
Nelson, Robert A.
Dates:
1963-1966
Size:
15 Items (photographic prints, b&w)
Collection ID:
AAA.nelsrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two stills from the Robert Nelson and William Wiley's b&w film "Plastic Haircut," 1963, of William Wiley and R.G. Davis; 12 photographs taken by Jack Fulton, 1966, during the filming of Nelson and Wiley's film "The Great Blondino" (1967), picturing Wiley, Nelson, Chuck Wiley, Lew Welch, Dan Welch, and Sandra Juste, and one …

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Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection
Creators:
Porterfield, Jeanne
Chickering, Lisa
Dates:
1954-2015, undated
Size:
38 Film reels
7 Sound tape reels
5 Electronic discs (DVD)
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
5 Videocassettes (Digital Betacam)
67.86 Linear feet
18 Sound discs (vinyl)
4 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection documents their work as travel filmmakers, photographers, and writers from 1954-2015. Their films are an example of the travel lecture film, a genre which combined silent travelogue films with live narration. Chickering and Porterfield presented their films throughout the United States and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s before turning to freelance still photography and travel writing in the early 1980s. The audiovisual and photography collection begins with their first joint travels in the 1950s and covers a range of their professional activities through the early 2000s, mainly encompassing original travel footage, edited travelogues, and travel still photography. Supporting documentation includes film scripts, lecture recordings, personal and professional manuscripts, financial and professional records, and a substantial amount of newspaper and magazine articles which serve as a record of the press generated by and about Chickering and Porterfield.

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National Cotton Council of America (NCC) Photographs and Film
Creators:
National Cotton Council
Dates:
circa 1945-1999, undated
Size:
28 Cubic feet (48 boxes)
224 Motion picture films
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1177
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primaily of photographs and films created by the National Cotton Council of America (NCC) to document cotton production and use and to support the advocacy and educational work of the organization.

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National Anthropological Film Center films of Tibetan Buddhists in South India
Creators:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Dorjee, Ragpa
Maloney, M. Michael
Maradol, Mathias
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Dates:
1979-1982
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 162,774 feet)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13SIND
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of full film record and edited film documenting Tibetan Buddhist communities in South India. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context …

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