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Accession 09-069,  Smithsonian Productions,  Productions, 1985-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Productions
Dates: 1985-1998
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 09-069
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Speak to My Heart," "Source of the Mekong" and "Lords of the Garden" [Smithsonian Expedition Specials], "Smithsonian Quest," "Making of Gone with the Wind," "Celebrations," "Wisconsin Pow Wow," and "Celebration: The World of Victor and Edith Turner." "Source of the Mekong" was created in 1997 for A&E Television Networks from an expedition led by Michel Peissel to find the historical source of the Mekong in 1994. "Lords of the Garden" was also created with Hearst Entertainment for A&E Television Networks and follows anthropologist Paul Taylor to Indonesia to study the Korowai people of New Guinea. "Wisconsin Pow Wow" was created for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and presents a general treatment of a pow wow by the Ojibwa people in northern Wisconsin. It is the first part in a two video set. Part 2 is "Naamikaaged: Dancer for the People." "Celebration: The World of Victor and Edith Turner" is a film by Paul Wagner for the Office of Folklife Programs and is a tribute to the life and work of the Turners, noted anthropologists and experts on the nature of myth and religious ritual. Materials include masters and copies on a variety of videotapes and 16mm films.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Speak to My Heart," "Source of the Mekong" and "Lords of the Garden" [Smithsonian Expedition Specials], "Smithsonian Quest," "Making of Gone with the Wind," "Celebrations," "Wisconsin Pow Wow," and "Celebration: The World of Victor and Edith Turner." "Source of the Mekong" was created in 1997 for A&E Television Networks from an expedition led by Michel Peissel to find the historical source of the Mekong in 1994. "Lords of the Garden" was also created with Hearst Entertainment for A&E Television Networks and follows anthropologist Paul Taylor to Indonesia to study the Korowai people of New Guinea. "Wisconsin Pow Wow" was created for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and presents a general treatment of a pow wow by the Ojibwa people in northern Wisconsin. It is the first part in a two video set. Part 2 is "Naamikaaged: Dancer for the People." "Celebration: The World of Victor and Edith Turner" is a film by Paul Wagner for the Office of Folklife Programs and is a tribute to the life and work of the Turners, noted anthropologists and experts on the nature of myth and religious ritual. Materials include masters and copies on a variety of videotapes and 16mm films.

Access Restriction

Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-069, Smithsonian Productions, Productions

Container List

Box 1

Speak to My Heart. 5/19/1998. Master, stereo. Digital betacam. 20 minutes, 23 seconds.

Box 1 of 3

Speak to My Heart. 5/19/1998. Sub master, stereo. Digital betacam. 20 minutes, 23 seconds.

Box 1 of 3

Speak to My Heart. 5/19/1998. Open captioned. Digital betacam. 20 minutes, 23 seconds.

Box 1 of 3

Speak to My Heart. Clone. Digital betacam.

Box 1 of 3

Speak to My Heart. 5/19/1998. Clone. Digital betacam. 20 minutes, 23 seconds.

Box 1 of 3

Jessye Norman and Speak to My Heart. 7/9/1998. DVD menu layoff. Digital betacam. 3 minutes, 57 seconds.

Box 1 of 3

Source of the Mekong [Smithsonian Expeditions Special]. A&E version. U-Matic. 57 minutes, 28 seconds.

Box 1 of 3

Lords of the Garden [Smithsonian Expeditions Special]. Hearst Entertainment/A&E. 4/6/1994. Entertainment 57-28 version with commercial breaks. U-Matic. 57 minutes, 28 seconds.

Box 1 of 3

Lords of the Garden - Highlights. Betacam SP. 14 minutes, 30 seconds.

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Lords of the Garden - First 10 minutes. 7/23/1996. Betacam SP.

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Smithsonian Quest (Elephant). 6/5/1989. U-Matic. 13 minutes, 14 seconds. (2 tapes)

Box 1 of 3

Quest: Making of Gone with the Wind, Part 1. 5/13/1985. Betacam.

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Quest: Making of Gone with the Wind, Part 2. 5/14/1985. Betacam.

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Wisconsin Pow Wow. 8/13/1996. Color corrected master, stereo. Digital betacam. 42 minutes, 38 seconds.

Box 2 of 3

Wisconsin Pow Wow. 8/6/1996. Edited master. Digital betacam. 42 minutes, 38 seconds.

Box 2 of 3

Wisconsin Pow Wow. 8/6/1996. CC worktape. Betacam SP. 42 minutes, 38 seconds.

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of the American Indian "Celebrations" Project. 11/4/1992. String out of footage from Alberta, Canada, shoot, 6/271992-7/2/1992. Master. U-Matic. 57 minutes.

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Celebration: The World of Victor and Edith Turner. 3/10/1987. B negative soundtrack. 16mm film.

Box 3 of 3

Celebration: The World of Victor and Edith Turner. 3/10/1987. B D/N. 16mm film.

Box 3 of 3