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Mohammedanism

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 101

Scope and Contents

Walter Ashlin Fairservis, AMNH anthropologist, examines Mohammedanism. The first in a three-part series on Oriental religions, this program traces the beginnings of Mohammedanism to about 600 A.D., when Mohammed preached. The history and role of Mohammedanism in the daily lives of its followers is discussed. Film footage shown includes a pilgrimage to Mecca, produced by the Arabian American Oil Company.

Dates

  • 1955

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Not available through inter-library 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 Apr. 3, 1955 as part of the CSB/AMNH Adventure television series.

General

http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1139106

General

Charles Collingwood, host; Mel Ferber, director; Robert Northshield, producer; Jac Venza and Shelby Gordon, assistant producers; Frank de Felitta, script editor; Irwin Blacker, writer; Joan Woodward, associate director; Grover Cole, production design; Perry Miller, film research; Ted Pearson, narrator; Charles Schultz, program assistant; Jerome Bender, film editor; Carl Schutzman, technical director; Myron Bleam, set director; Hal Anderson, light director; Dee Chandler, program coordinator.

Title
Mohammedanism, 1955
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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