Danish Film Stills of American Motion Pictures
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.
Herbert W. Carleton Motion Picture Stills Collection
Carleton, Herbert Oswald
A collection of motion picture publicity stills collected by Herbert O. Carleton (1887-1962), cameraman during the Silent Era of filmmaking.
Clayton Moore "Lone Ranger" Collection
Moore, Dawn A.
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.
Motion Picture Press Kits Collection
A collection of promotional photographs and press kits used to promote motion pictures and made for television motion pictures and other entertainment.
Robert L. Shurr Script and Scrapbook for the Motion Picture "George Washington Carver"
Shurr, Robert L. (scriptwriter)
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.
E. Richard Sorenson Papua New Guinea photographs
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 …
Robert A. Nelson collection of photographs relating to films Plastic Haircut and The Great Blondino
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 …
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection
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
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.
National Cotton Council of America (NCC) Photographs and Film
224 Motion picture films
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.
National Anthropological Film Center films of Tibetan Buddhists in South India
Maloney, M. Michael
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 …