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Admiralty Islands

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 63
Margaret Mead, AMNH anthropologist, discusses the sociological, economic, cultural, and political changes that have taken place on Manus in the Admiralty Islands in the twenty-five years between her first and second visits. Photographs and artifacts from the first trip are shown, along with a film taken in 1953 which includes newsreels of American troops landing on the island.

Dates

  • 1954

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Extent

1 Film Reel (30 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm.

1 Videocassette (U-Matic (30 minutes)) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

3/4 in., U-Matic, viewing copy

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid: script.

General

Original format: 16mm kinescope.
General Originally aired March 14, 1954 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.
General http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1138322
General Charles Collingwood, host; Lamar Caselli, director; Perry Wolff, producer; Robert Northshield, assistant producer; Leon Rice, editorial supervisor; Jac Venza, production design.
Title
Admiralty Islands, 1954
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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