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Gorillas and apes

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 122

Scope and Contents

The program on gorillas and other apes begins with a film entitled Gorilla Bill, which is about Bill Said's methods of capturing a gorilla (shown previously on March 27, 1955). After this film material is presented, a remote broadcast from the Bronx Zoo (i.e. New York Zoological Park) features Charles Collingwood interviewing Richard Mandel, curator of mammals, about the lives of gorillas and other apes in the wild and in captivity. Chimpanzees perform tricks as Mandel discusses their relationship to man. Harold E. Anthony, AMNH mammalogist, was a consultant for the broadcast.

Dates

  • 1956

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Not available through interlibrary loan. Contact AMNH Library Special Collections for terms of access.

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 January 15, 1956 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.

General

http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1139424

General

Charles Collingwood, host; John Cosgrove, director; Charles Romine, producer; Shelby Gordon, assistant producer; Frank de Felitta and Shelby Gordon, script editors; Frank de Felitta, writer; Grover Cole, production design; Sandy Bell, technical director.

Title
Gorillas and apes, 1956
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2018
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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