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Accession 05-056

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, 1976

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: 1976
Quantity: 11.14 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3 film boxes)
Collection: Accession 05-056
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes film and sound used to create the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore. In 1976, the film won the CINE Golden Eagle Award, and in 1978 it won four Emmys.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of film and sound used to create the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore. In 1976, the film won the CINE Golden Eagle Award, and in 1978 it won four Emmys. A copy of "Celebrating a Century" is available in the Reference Library.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-056, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition

Description of Film Categories (folder)

Box 1 of 13

16 mm Film. Roomtone Track.

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16 mm Film. "A" Sound Effects/EFX/Edited Direct Sound.

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16 mm Film. "B" Sound Effects/EFX/Edited Direct Sound.

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16 mm Film. "C" Sound Effects/EFX/Edited Direct Sound.

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16 mm Film. "D" Sound Effects/EFX/Edited Direct Sound.

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16 mm Film. "E" Sound Effects/EFX/Edited Direct Sound.

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16 mm Film. Still Lifes #2.

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16 mm Film. "A" Sync Sound.

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16 mm Film. "B" Sync Sound.

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Box 2

16 mm Film. Live Shots/General #1. Work print.

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16 mm Film. Live Shots/General #2.

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16 mm Film. Live Shots/General #3.

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16 mm Film. Live Shots/General #4.

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16 mm Film. Live Shots/General #5.

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16 mm Film. Graphics #3.

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16 mm Film. Graphics #4-5?

Box 2 of 13

16 mm Film. Color negative. R127, R135.

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16 mm Film. R136, R137.

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Box 3

16 mm Film. Original color. "A" roll.

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16 mm Film. Original color. "B" roll.

Box 3 of 13

16 mm Film. "A" Edited Music Track.

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16 mm Film. "B" Edited Music Track.

Box 3 of 13

16 mm Film. Installation #1. Work print.

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16 mm Film. Installation #2. Work print.

Box 3 of 13

16 mm Film. Soundtrack.

Box 3 of 13

16 mm Film. Edited Narration Track.

Box 3 of 13

16 mm Film. Edited Narration Insert Track.

Box 3 of 13

Box 4

16 mm Film. Graphics #1.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. Graphics #2.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. R13, R14.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. Original Negative. R39, R43.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. Negative. R144, R146.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. R152, R154, R158.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. Ektachrome Camera Negative. R155, R156.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. Color Negative. R160, R168.

Box 4 of 13

16 mm Film. Color Negative. R173, R174, R180, R178, R179, R165, R163.

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Box 5

16 mm Film. Negative. R104?

Box 5 of 13

16 mm Film. Negative.

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16 mm Film. R125, R126.

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16 mm Film. Color Negative. R105, R113.

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16 mm Film. Color Negative. R114, R117, R118.

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16 mm Film. Negative. R140, R141.

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16 mm Film. R111, R112, R113.

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16 mm Film. Color Negative. R119, R120, R124.

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16 mm Film. R122, R123, R135, R139.

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Box 6

16 mm Film. Work print used to make duplicate negative to replace missing negative.

Box 6 of 13

16 mm Film. R97, R98, R99.

Box 6 of 13

16 mm Film. Construction #2. Work print.

Box 6 of 13

16 mm Film. Black and white positive unspliced Departmental aud./1 sc color.

Box 6 of 13

1/4" Magnetic Tape. Tape Roll #1 and Camera Rolls # 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 (part), 12.

Box 6 of 13

1/4" Magnetic Tape. Film Sync. Bishop, Grant, Welsh.

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1/4" Magnetic Tape. Scratch Narration. Robert Protsky.

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1/4" Magnetic Tape. Re-takes. James Whitmore.

Box 6 of 13

1/4" Magnetic Tape. One-liners and spots. (1976) (also Tiger Narration)

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1/4" Tape. Protection for Narration Track.

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3/4" U-Matic Film. 2 copies.

Box 6 of 13

3/4" U-Matic Film. Visual Time Code. (1/9/1989)

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Betacam. Film transfer. (1/9/1989)

Box 6 of 13

16 mm Film. 30 Second Public Safety Announcements (PSA)

Box 6 of 13

35 mm Film. Original. Title Backgrounds. R1.

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Box 7

16 mm Film. Negative. R147, R151, R162.

Box 7 of 13

16 mm Film. Color Negative. R157, R159.

Box 7 of 13

16 mm Film. R170, R171.

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16 mm Film. R161, R169.

Box 7 of 13

16 mm Film. Color Negative. R176 and miscellaneous pulls.

Box 7 of 13

16 mm Film. Still Lifes #1.

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16 mm Film. Still Lifes #3.

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16 mm Film. Still Lifes #4. Work print.

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16 mm Film. Still Lifes #4-5.

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Box 8

1" Magnetic Tape. 3 Reels.

Box 8 of 13

1/4" Magnetic Tape. Master Narration Track. James Whitmore.

Box 8 of 13

1/4" Magnetic Tape. Safety Pilot Sync. (6/8/1976)

Box 8 of 13

1" Magnetic Tape. Original. Transfer from film. Silent. (9/26/1986)

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Box 9

16 mm Film. Original Negative.

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16 mm Film. Color Negative.

Box 9 of 13

16 mm Film. Original Color Negative.

Box 9 of 13

16 mm Film. Original Negative.

Box 9 of 13

1" Magnetic Tape. Time - 27:34.

Box 9 of 13

1" Magnetic Tape. Original. Transfer from film. (2/23/1984)

Box 9 of 13

16 mm Film. Original Negative. Closing Credits. (5/26/1976)

Box 9 of 13

3/4" U-Matic Film. Dub Master.

Box 9 of 13

Betacam. 1 Tape.

Box 9 of 13

Betacam SP. Dub Master. Arts and Entertainment/The History Channel. Time - 28:00.

Box 9 of 13

Box 10

Pre-Print Materials for 30 & 60 Second Public Safety Announcements (PSA)

Box 10 of 13

Can 1:

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16 mm Film. A Wind Track. 60 seconds.
16 mm Film. 60 seconds.
16 mm Film. A Spot Narration. 30 seconds.
16 mm Film. A Spot Work Print. 30 seconds.
16 mm Film. Narration - First Telephone.
16 mm Film. One American in Four. 60 seconds.
16 mm Film. Narration. 60 seconds.

Can 2:

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16 mm Film. 2 PSA's. 1876 Exhibit.
16 mm Film. 2 PSA'a. Optical Negative Soundtrack.
16 mm Film. A Roll Negative.
16 mm Film. B Roll Negative.

16 mm Film. Print.

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16 mm Film. Print. R1.

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16 mm Film. Print. R2.

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35 mm Film. Ektachrome Negative. Opening Title.

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35 mm Film. Color Print. Title.

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35 mm Film. Color Negative. Revised Main Titles. (6/9/1976)

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35 mm Film. Original. Title Backgrounds. R2.

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Box 11

35 mm Film. Mixed Master.

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Box 12

16 mm Film. Print.

Box 12 of 13

Box 13

16 mm Film. Print #22.

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