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Ancient Egyptian, The

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This introduction to the world’s first great civilization brings the ancient Egyptian alive through his own art and through his own art and through Philip Stapp’s inspired animation. Exciting tomb paintings, sculpture and artifacts illustrate his daily life and pleasures; how he ate and drank; how he hunted and raised food; his values, hopes and fears; his vision of the hereafter. Consultant: John Wilson, Oriental Institute, Chicago. Original score by Norman Lloyd.  (1964 IFF catalog)


Edited Film

Country/Location: Egypt

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Producer: Julien Bryan, Seymour Hymowitz

Director: LeRoy Leatherman

Cinematographer: Hermann Schlenker

Production Company: IFF

Additional Production: Written by LeRoy Leatherman; Music by Norman Lloyd; Animation by Philip Stapp

Running Time: 27 min.

Years Filmed: Assorted

Decade Produced: 1960s

Years Distributed: -1963

Film Gauge: 16mm

Stock: Color Safety

Footage Count: 943'

Sound: Narrated

Notes: Footage probably shot several years before the release date (1963). Original score.

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