Scripts of image titles for motion picture film title cards, 1919-1923.
Contains papers scripts of scene-by-scene descriptions to be used as captions or title cards for silent films, some created by Kineto Films and others by the American Museum of Natural History, the latter including a film made of pictures from the Crocker Land Expedition titled "Life in the Frozen North" with handwritten notations by Edmund Otis Hovey, leader of relief expedition. Also contains some correspondence regarding ordering title cards with formatting requests. Contains small piece of film negative showing example of title card.
- 1919 - 1923
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1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Previously in DR 126A.
condition reviewed 20120824; fair; negative found is yellowing - could possibly be nitrate; some papers are fragile and tearing
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.
Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository
American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024 USA