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Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Date:
1967, 1976, 1982, 1988, 1991, 1994-1995, 1998, 2001, undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Enormous Egg;" "National Zoo: Think Tank;" "As They Really Are;" "Big Cats and How They Came to Be;" "Bengal Tiger;" "Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation;" and "First Look at Kumari." "Enormous Egg" is a story for children about a pet dinosaur. The production is 1 hour long and aired on National Broadcasting Corporation, Inc. in 1967. "National Zoo: Think Tank" consists of videos played on multiple screens in the Think Tank exhibition at the National Zoological Park (NZP). The original videos were produced in 1995. A second version of the exhibition videos was created in 2001. Updates may have also been made in 1998. "As They Really Are" accompanied the NZP exhibition, "Human Attitudes Toward Animals." The 5 minute videotape was produced in 1991. "Big Cats and How They Came to Be" is the story of the evolution of the genus panthera. It was animated by Film Polski for NZP. Produced in 1976, the film is 10 minutes long. It won the Council on International Nontheatrical Events (CINE) Golden Eagle in 1976 and was shown at the Sixth International Film Festival of India.

"Bengal Tiger" is a general description of the endangered animal's lifestyle. The 9 minute film was produced in 1976 and accompanied a National Museum of Natural History exhibition. It won a CINE Golden Eagle in 1977 and received a first prize Audio Visual Award from the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. "Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation" was used by the NZP, Office of Education to teach speciation. The 7 minute film was animated by Film Polski. "First Look at Kumari" is a 15 minute souvenir video about Kumari, NZP's Asian Elephant, and the Asian Elephant Species Survival Plan. Kumari was born in December 1993 and the video was likely produced in 1994. This accession also includes videos about NZP in general, the Friends of the National Zoo, and NZP's pandas. Materials include submasters, edited masters, masters, dubbing masters, film transfers, and viewing copies on a variety of videotape formats as well as release prints on 16 mm film.
Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
As They Really Are (Video recording : 1991)  Search this
Bengal Tiger (Documentary film: 1976)  Search this
Big Cats and How They Came to Be (Motion picture : 1976)  Search this
Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation (Motion picture : c. 1979)  Search this
Enormous Egg (Television program : 1967)  Search this
First Look at Kumari (Video recording)  Search this
National Zoo: Think Tank (Video recording : 1995)  Search this
National Zoo: Think Tank (Video recording : 2001)  Search this
Endangered species  Search this
Evolution  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Pandas  Search this
Panthera  Search this
Tigers  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoos -- Educational aspects  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Kumari (Elephant)  Search this
Species  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 09-082
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-082

Box 1

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e171

"Enormous Egg," NBC, 1 hour, 1967, 3/4" U-matic

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e175

"National Zoo: Think Tank," Multiple Screen Reference Dub, 10/10/1995, 3/4" U-matic

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e181

"National Zoo: Think Tank," Color-corrected Videodisc Premaster, Clone, 10/11/1995, D-2 videotape

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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"National Zoo: Think Tank," Various Productions, 1 hour, 1998, VHS

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e193

"National Zoo: Think Tank," Version 2, 4/9/2001, VHS

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e199

"As They Really Are," Music 1 and 2, Submaster, 7:50, 5/23/1991, D-2 videotape

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e205

"As They Really Are," Edited Master, 7:50, 5/28/1991, D-2 videotape

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e211

"As They Really Are," DF/X Prebuild, Submaster, 7:25, 5/21/1991, D-2 videotape

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e217

"As They Really Are," Music 1 and 2, 5/23/1991, 3/4" U-matic

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e223

"As They Really Are," DF/X Prebuild, Edited Master, 5/21/1991, D-2 videotape

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e229

"As They Really Are," VHS

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e236

"Big Cats and How They Came to Be," Master, 10:00, 1976, Betacam SP

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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"Big Cats and How They Came to Be," Release Print, 1976, 16 mm

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e248

Zoo, Release Print, 16 mm

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e254

"Bengal Tiger," Release Print, 1976, 16 mm

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Archival Repository:
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e260

"Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation," Release Print, 1982, 16 mm

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e266

Box 2

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e272

National Zoo, First Century, Edited Master, 12:09, 1988, 3/4" U-matic

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-082, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-082-refd1e276

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