David Westphal Collection
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David Westphal
Primary Format and Extent
film (10,000 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. arch neg.
Secondary Format and Extent
film (2,300 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. reversal pos. film (13,830 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. print.
Collection Date Range
1972 - 1989
Collection contains documentaries by David Westphal, including "Spirits of the Polar Night" (1972) about the aurora borealis, and "So We Shall Stand and Fight," a film about Passamaquoddy Native American land claims. Other documentaries in the collection are about actress Diane de Lorian and the ancient Iranian city of Isfahan. "Shinto" (1989) is about the Shinto religion. Footage includes outtakes from "Shinto."
Biographical/Historical Notes
David Westphal is a Maine resident and independent filmmaker.
People and Organizations
Passamaquoddy Tribe
Items in this collection: 12
Showing 1 - 10 of 12:
1) Diane
Onsite reference only. // Documentary about actress Diane de Lorian.more
2) Shinto
Onsite reference only. // Outtakes, negative and workprint of 'Shinto,' a documentary about the Shinto religion.more
3) So We Shall Stand and Fight
Onsite reference only. // Concerns Native American land claims.more
4) A Basin of Life: the Union River Watershed
Documentary on the Union River. ONSITE REFERENCE ONLYmore
5) Spirits of the Polar Night
Onsite reference only. // Documentary on Aurora Borealis including scientists, Alaskans, Eskimo art, the borealis.more
6) The Isfahan of Shah Abbas
Onsite reference only. // Documentary about Iranian city of Isfahan during the time of Shah Abbas (17th century)more
7) Invisible
Invisible master tape.more
8) Old Men, The
No description availablemore
9) Tree is Dead, The
No description availablemore
10) Brandeis at 20
Title on film: 'Brandeis at 20.'more
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