Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Productions, circa 1973
This accession consists of motion picture and sound elements for the exhibition films that accompanied the National Museum of Natural History exhibition (Hall 10) "It All Depends: How Man Affects and Is Affected by His Natural Environment." Some of the film offerings that accompanied the exhibit were: "Man's Use of the Earth"- a 10-minute film projected on 3 screens about Man's effect on the natural environment; "The Predator and the Prey" - a 4-minute animated film about the dynamic balance of nature. Animated by Film Polski, Warsaw Poland; "The Web of Life" - a 3-minute animated film about the relationships between food chains, food webs, and pyramids of energy. Animated by Film Polski, Warsaw Poland; and Sharing a Lifestyle"- a 4-miute film about how members of a species compete and cooperate in getting the essentials for life. Elements include camera originals, master sound recordings, and projection prints.
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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) -- Exhibitions
- Film Polski
- It All Depends: How Man Affects and is Affected by his Natural Environment (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.)
- Web of Life (Motion picture : 1973)
- Predator and the Prey (Motion picture : 1973)
- Man's Use of the Earth (Motion picture : 1973)
- Sharing a Lifestyle (Motion picture : 1973)
- Motion pictures -- Production and direction
- Environmental education
- Museum exhibits
- Documentary films
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-179, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Productions