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Accession 16-160

National Zoological Park

Audiovisual Recordings, 1971, undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park
Title: Audiovisual Recordings
Dates: 1971, undated
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage boxe)
Collection: Accession 16-160
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the film "Big Cats and How They Came to Be" which was created for display at the National Zoological Park (NZP). The film is the story of the evolution of the genus panther and was animated by Film Polski for NZP. Produced in 1976, the film is 10 minutes long. It won the Council on International Nontheatrical Events (CINE) Golden Eagle in 1976 and was shown at the Sixth International Film Festival of India. Two prints of different lengths are dated 1971 and may represent an earlier version of the film. Materials include film and videotapes.

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This accession consists of the film "Big Cats and How They Came to Be" which was created for display at the National Zoological Park (NZP). The film is the story of the evolution of the genus panther and was animated by Film Polski for NZP. Produced in 1976, the film is 10 minutes long. It won the Council on International Nontheatrical Events (CINE) Golden Eagle in 1976 and was shown at the Sixth International Film Festival of India. Two prints of different lengths are dated 1971 and may represent an earlier version of the film. Materials include film and videotapes.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-160, National Zoological Park, Audiovisual Recordings

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Container List

Box 1

"Big Cats and How They Came to Be," unlabeled reel, 16 mm

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"Big Cats and How They Came to Be," shorter print, August 9, 1971, 16 mm

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"Big Cats and How They Came to Be," longer print, August 9, 1971, 16 mm

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"Big Cats and How They Came to Be," Master, Betacam SP

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"Big Cats and How They Came to Be," U-matic

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