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.
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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.
Original format: 16mm kinescope.
Originally aired Apr. 3, 1955 as part of the CSB/AMNH Adventure television series.
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.
- Mohammedanism, 1955
- Iris Lee
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