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The Indian picture opera : a vanishing race

Author: Edward S Curtis; Henry George Gilbert; Mosa Motion Graphics LLC.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Mosa Motion Graphics LLC, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen
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This film is a journey through history, where famed photographer Edward S. Curtis explains Native American cultures in his own words, and photographs. This motion picture reconstruction of his 1911-1912 magic lantern slide show illuminates a time when Native Americans were forced from their land and cultures. It includes hundreds of photos and re-created music composed for the original 1911 slide show as well as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Edward S Curtis; Henry F B Gilbert; Edward S Curtis; Henry F B Gilbert
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward S Curtis; Henry George Gilbert; Mosa Motion Graphics LLC.
OCLC Number: 137261700
Language Note: English audio ; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or players.
"Based on Edward Curtis's "Indian Picture Opera" of 1912"--Opening titles.
"This account of history is a reconstruction of the odd bits and pieces that were left behind nearly 100 years ago, after the "Indian Picture Opera" had come and gone. The words and photos are those of Edward Curtis. The music has been recreated from original manuscripts composed by Henry Gilbert in 1911. In some cases, missing passages had to be reconstructed in a style consistent with Gilbert's work."--Opening titles.
Credits: Original music composed by Henry Gilbert ; musical adaptations and realizations, Doug Biggs ; sound recording, Surreal Studios.
Cast: Voice of Edward Curtis: Mark Middler ; Native American voice : David Chanar.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R ; Dolby 5.1 surround sound or 2.0 stereo.
Other Titles: Vanishing race
Responsibility: produced by Mosa Motion Graphics, LLC ; Photogravures and words by Edward S. Curtis ; additional photos and words by Mosa Motion Graphics, LLC.

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This film is a journey through history, where famed photographer Edward S. Curtis explains Native American cultures in his own words, and photographs. This motion picture reconstruction of his 1911-1912 magic lantern slide show illuminates a time when Native Americans were forced from their land and cultures. It includes hundreds of photos and re-created music composed for the original 1911 slide show as well as computer graphics and modern day animations. A prologue and epilogue establish historical background.

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