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Accession 05-134

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, 1979

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: 1979
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 05-134
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consists of film and sound elements for the film, "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory." This 28 minute film was made in 1979 to accompany the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution" at the National Museum of History and Technology. The film was a biographical piece featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. It won the 1980 CINE Golden Eagle Award and musical commentary is by the Iron Clad Agreement. Materials include original camera rolls, original camera negatives, soundtracks, and narration.

Descriptive Entry

These records consists of film and sound elements for the film, "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory." This 28 minute film was made in 1979 to accompany the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution" at the National Museum of History and Technology. The film was a biographical piece featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. It won the 1980 CINE Golden Eagle Award and musical commentary is by the Iron Clad Agreement.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-134, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #1.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #2.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #3.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #4.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #5.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #6.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #7.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #8.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #10.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #11.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #13.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #14.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #15.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #16.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #17.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #18.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #19.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #20.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #21.

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Box 2

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #22.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #23.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #24.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #26.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #27.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #28.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #29.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #31.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #32.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #33.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #34.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #35.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film. A-Roll.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film. B-Roll.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - ECN Original. 16mm Film. CR #1-3.

Box 2 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Public Service Announcement for SITES. 16 mm Film. 30 seconds.

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Box 3

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #9.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #10.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #12.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Camera Roll. 16 mm Film. CR #30.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - 16 mm A&B Roll. CR #18.

Box 3 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Smithsonian. Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film; 4 Shows. Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film; Smithsonian/Edison. Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film.

Box 3 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Green Field Village. Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film; Menlo Park. Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film; Smithsonian/Edison. Original Camera Negative. 16 mm Film.

Box 3 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

Box 3 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Original Track. 16 mm Optical Soundtrack.

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Box 4

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Narration. 16 mm Sync Roll.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Dialogue. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - A Music. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - B Music. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack. (2 cans)

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. Tattooed Man. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. Old Dutch. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. Colegate. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. Badinage. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. 5'2 Eyes of. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. Red Mill. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack (2 cans)

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. El Cid. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

Box 4 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Music. Babes in Toyland. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack.

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Box 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Sound Roll #1. 1/4" audiotape.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Sound Roll #2. 1/4" audiotape.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Sound Roll #3. 1/4" audiotape.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Sound Roll #4. 1/4" audiotape.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Thomas Edison Greenfield Village Sync Interview. 1/4" audiotape.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Voiceover Narration. Sound Roll #1. 1/4" audiotape.

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"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Voiceover Narration. Sound Roll #2. 1/4" audiotape.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Sound. 1/4" audiotape.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Mix. 1/4" 15 IPS Pilot Sync, Dolby A.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Public Service Announcement for SITES. Master Mix. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack. 30 seconds.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Public Service Announcement for SITES. Narration. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack. 30 seconds.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Public Service Announcement for SITES. Music. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack. 30 seconds.

Box 5 of 5

"Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories" - Public Service Announcement for SITES. Master/Narration. 16 mm Magnetic Soundtrack. 30 seconds.

Box 5 of 5