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Edward S. Curtis papers, 1900-1978 (bulk 1903-1954)

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Curtis (Edward S.) papers
Series II. Lectures, presentations and audiovisual projects, 1903-1914 86 items
Series II.C. Continental Film Company and In the Land of the Head Hunters film materials, 1913-1914, undated 29 items
The subseries includes preliminary materials for In the Land of the Head Hunters, scripts for scenes, shooting schedules, a list of scenes shot in 1913, film stills, a movie poster, and John J. Braham's score for the film.
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1 47 Continental Film Company, undated 4 items
Includes two typescript narratives regarding the genesis of the film (one leaf, two leaves), and two typescript prospectuses for the company (five leaves each), one with a subscription agreement for stocks.
1 48 Notes for a film scene, undated 1 item
Five leaves handwritten in pencil.
1 49 "In the Days of Vancouver," approximately 1913 1 item
Twelve-page typescript includes 112 scenes interspersed with "readers" or titles.
1 50 "Outline for a Scenario," approximately 1913 1 item
Six-page typescript includes comments on geography and clothing, a page titled "Outline of the Story," and a three-page shooting schedule. Also included is a second copy of the first two pages of the document.
1 51 "Titles of Scenes Made in 1913," approximately 1913 1 item
Sixteen-page typescript listing 166 scenes.
1 52 Film stills, approximately 1913-1914 3 items
Gelatin silver prints of scenes from In the Land of the Head Hunters.
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5-6 Braham, John J., score for In the Land of the Headhunters, approximately 1913 16 items
Includes both the full orchestral score and individual instrumental parts, all in 62 parts.
5-6 Orchestral score
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5 1 Prelude-part 5
5 2 Parts 6-24
5 3 Parts 25-37
5 4 Parts 38-54
5 5 Parts 55-62
5 6 First violin
5 7 Second violin
5 8 Viola
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6 1 Cello
6 2 Bass
6 3 Flute
6 4 Clarinet
6 5 Cornet
6 6 Trombone
6 7 Tympaneum
6 8 Extra Parts
6 9 Braham, John J., Indian Patrol, undated 1 item
Includes both the full orchestral score and individual instrumental parts for a composition dedicated to Curtis.
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8** 5 Movie poster for In the Land of the Headhunters, approximately 1914 1 item


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