Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo." This production was part of the Smithsonian Video Collection, a joint venture with Eastman Kodak Company to provide videos featuring Smithsonian Institution collections and research to the general public. A total of six one-hour programs were produced in 1989. "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo" provides a tour of the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia and visits experts who lead the fight to save species from extinction. Materials include camera originals, rough cuts, dubs, and music on a variety of videotape formats.
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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Eastman Kodak Company
- Smithsonian Institution
- National Zoological Park (U.S)
- Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
- National Zoo : The Zoo Behind the Zoo (Video recording : 1989)
- Smithsonian video collection
- Video recordings -- Production and direction
- Zoo animals
- Wildlife conservation
- Documentary videos
- Front Royal (Va.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-041, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions