16mm (photographic film size)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Describes motion picture film that is 16 millimeters wide. In silent films it is perforated on both sides; in sound films only on one side, the other being used for the sound track. It was introduced in 1923 for the amateur market, and evolved into the common medium for home movie makers and filmmakers whose work was not intended for general theatrical release. Film of this size is typically used for independent films, documentaries, and films made for educational purposes.
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Identifier: MSP 197
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart movietone film is a 25 minute documentary television episode created by David Wolper for the Biography series (1961-1963). The film documents Amelia Earhart's life (1897-1937) including her upbringing and family, accomplishments in the field of aviation, and disappearance. It includes archival footage of Earhart, significant moments that occured during her life such as women gaining the right to vote and World War I, and her rise in the field of aviation including...
Dates: March 25, 1962