Ages of Time

Created by
MPO Television Films, American, 1950 - 1970
Commissioned by
Hamilton Watch Company, American, founded 1892
Edited by
Beveridge, Tee, American, 1923 - 1993
Narrated by
Meredith, Burgess, American, 1907 - 1997
Owned by
Bowser, Pearl, American, born 1931
Date
1959
Medium
acetate film
Dimensions
Length (film): 700Feet
Duration (digital file): 00:17:59
Title
16mm motion picture film of Ages of Time
Caption
"Ages of Time" is a corporate film produced by the Hamilton Watch Company in 1959. it chronicles the history of time and timekeeping, and is narrated by Burgess Meredith.
Description
A corporate documentary film chronicling the history of timekeeping, edited by African American film editor Hortense Beveridge. "Ages of Time" was produced in 1959 by the Hamilton Watch Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and is narrated by renowned actor Burgess Meredith.
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Egypt, Africa
Italy, Europe
Collection title
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Film and Video
Type
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Topic
Advertising
Business
Film
Mass media
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number
2012.79.1.3.1a
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58dab8ae0-33c0-4df8-8d88-37795f7e5114