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Embryology

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 57

Scope and Contents

Evelyn Shaw, of the Department of Animal Behavior at the American Museum of Natural History, introduces the program which opens with film clips of chicks, monkeys, kinkajous, and cocker spaniels and discussions of their beginnings. Charts of human growth in the womb are shown. The development of frog, trout, fish, and chicken embryos is seen through time-lapse photographs. The films were provided by United World Films.

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.

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid: script.

General

3/4 in., U-Matic, viewing copy

General

Original format: 16mm kinescope.

General

Originally aired Jan. 24, 1954 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.

General

http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1138278

General

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

Title
Embryology, 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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