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Solar and lunar eclipses

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 59

Scope and Contents

Charles Collingwood interviews Joseph M. Chamberlain, astronomer at the AMNH-Hayden Planetarium, on solar and lunar eclipses. The program includes a demonstration in the studio, using models, and Origin of the Earth, a Harvard University film on solar explosions and eclipses narrated by Chamberlain. (An eclipse of the sun was to occur June 30, 1954).

Dates

  • 1954

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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 Feb. 14, 1954 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.

General

http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1138319

General

Charles Collingwood, host; Tom Donovan, director; Perry Wolff, producer; Ernest Leiser, writer; Robert Northshield, assistant producer; Leon Rice, editorial supervisor; Jac Venza, production design.

Title
Solar and lunar eclipses, 1954
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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