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Age of dinosaurs

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 141
Edwin Harris Colbert, paleontologist at the AMNH, joins narrator Charles Collingwood for this broadcast on the subject of dinosaurs. Dinosaurs that had ruled the world for 150 million years are examined through fossil skeletons and reconstructions of the reptiles from the Triassic and Jurassic periods as seen in the museum's Hall of Early Dinosaurs and Hall of Late Dinosaurs. Animal World, a film produced by Irwin Allen for Warner Brothers and the Mobil Oil Company, shows animated models of dinosaurs.

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 June 10, 1956 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.
General http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1139622
General Charles Collingwood, host; John Cosgrove, director; Charles Romine, producer; Shelby Gordon, assistant producer; Frank de Felitta, script editor; Charles Romine, writer; Grover Cole, production design; Bernard Birnbaum, supervisor of film; Carl Schutzman, technical director.
Title
Age of dinosaurs, 1956
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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