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Film Collection

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes audiovisual material in the Library that are part of the 1987 Cataloged Film Collection created under the direction of Nina Root.

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Beyond the mountains of the red mist in Hainan

Identifier: Film Collection no. 15
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Munroe-Clark-Smith Expedition to Hainan, 1937. This film was made by Jack Munroe, a friend of AMNH President Trubee Davison. Munroe asked Davison for official introductions, but the AMNH was not otherwise involved in the expedition. The film opens with a caption explaining that the pictures are the first ever taken of the Loi (i.e. Li) people of Hainan. A map of Hainan, an island in the South China Sea off the south coast of Kuangtung Province, follows and the expedition...
Dates: 1937