Query: silent films
Ferdinand Rice films of world travel
Creators:
Rice, Ferdinand
Dates:
circa 1930-1959
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white color silent; 16,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage by Ferdinand Rice of South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Central America, and North America.

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in HSFA.1984.01 for silent films
By Aeroplane to Pygmyland
Dates:
1926
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 6941 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.30
Repository:
Human Studies Film 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does …

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in HSFA.1994.30 for silent films
Benjamin T. Kurtz films
Creators:
Kurtz, Benjamin T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Film reels (black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.11D
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited silent films depicting various aspects of life of a Cherokee community in North Carolina and a Catawba community in South Carolina. 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 …

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in HSFA.1986.11D for silent films
Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection
Creators:
Soule, Thayer
Dates:
1946-1985
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film collection contains 34 travel films from around the world made by Thayer Soule, some of which were made with associates, that he used in presenting travel lectures around the country from 1935 to 1995. He was an associate with Burton Holmes, dean of travel lecturers, from 1946 to 1958. Collection also includes still photographs …

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in HSFA.1991.20 for silent films
Thomas Seymour films
Creators:
Seymour, Thomas Hartley
Dates:
circa 1926-1927
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent, 16mm)
6 Film reels (black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2014.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur film of Gallup Ceremonial ca. 1927 and other footage of New Mexico and Arizona including Pueblo Bonito (Chaco), Aztec ruins, 4th of July celebration in Gallup, travels by horse into Canyon de Chelly, Acoma Pueblo. Most footage was taken by donor's father, Thomas Hartley Seymour. Please note that the contents of …

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in HSFA.2014.09 for silent films
P. D. Klusmeier travel films
Creators:
Klusmeier, P. D.
Dates:
circa 1941-1972
Size:
7 Film reels (black-and-white silent; color silent; 3,625 feet, 16mm)
Photographic slides (color transparencies, 35mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Klusmeier was a major in the military and this footage and at least some of the slides were shot in Vietnam, New Zealand, Hawaii, Hong Kong and Thailand. Film also includes some American locales. Supplementary materials include 35mm color transparencies and notebooks including a log of slides. Please note that the …

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in HSFA.2012.04 for silent films
Brooklyn San Paulino Feast film
Dates:
circa 1939
Size:
2 Film reels (7 minutes, color silent reversal; 200 feet black-and-white silent reversal; 100 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documenting Giglio or Feast of St. Paulinus, an Italian religious pageant of liberation which originated in Nola, Italy and was recreated in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York by immigrants. Giglio refers both to the ceremonial structure and to the spectacle surrounding its transport through the streets. Footage …

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in HSFA.1984.10 for silent films
William Vitarelli films of the Western Caroline Islands
Creators:
Vitarelli, William V.
Dates:
1951-1974
Size:
Film reels (3 hours 58 minutes, color silent; 8300 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Silent footage taken by Vitarelli in Micronesia from 1951-1974. Cut and uncut footage. 3,300' is footage of the Modekngei people building their own school (Belau Modekngei School) on Babelthaup Island, Palau Group, Western Caroline Islands in 1974. Other footage includes the Vitarelli family in Micronesia, Saipan, Ponape, Palau, Grotto Marpi, old Abai, new …

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in HSFA.1980.02 for silent films
Roger Hilsman films of the Philippines
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 …

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in HSFA.1981.02 for silent films
James Wilborn Marshall Films of the Amazon
Creators:
Marshall, James Wilborn
Dates:
1952-1960
Size:
45 Film reels (black-and-white silent; color silent; 32,515 feet, 16mm)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film footage shot for expeditions conducted by James Wilborn Marshall in the Amazon River region of Brazil to document indigenous cultures undergoing rapid change. Marshall focussed particularly on the Xingu. Film footage includes processes such as making a beaded necklace and making an arrowhead. Supplementary materials: photographs, production logs, correspondence …

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in HSFA.2011.04 for silent films
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