Museum

United States, 1979

Film
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This film looks at the work of staff in museums across the United States. The operation of a modern museum is shown: excavation, conservation, exhibition and education. Selected museum objects are shown being handled by professionals from acquisition to exhibition. The installation of the Tutankhamen exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is shown.

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Credits

production company

Janus Films

co-producer

Saul J. Turell

Jeff Lieberman

director

Jeff Lieberman

Duration

00:38:10:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014820

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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