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Guide to the Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection TAM.616

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2596

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jan Hilley, with the assistance of Heather Mulliner.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 27, 2022
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to include item-level description of 225 videos Edited by Amy C. Vo to include item-level description of 42 videos Edited by Jasmine Sykes-Kunk and Amy C. Vo to include item-level description of 32 videos Edited by Rachel Mahre to reflect digitization of videos Edited by Weatherly Stephan to reflect deaccession of moldy, digitized videos Updated by Anna Björnsson McCormick to record digitization, decontamination, isolation, and deaccession of videos treated by a vendor.  , December 2018 , May 2020 , October 2020 , February 2021 , June 2021 , July 2022

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Series XVII: Maurice Bishop, 1984-1988

Scope and Content Note

The 25-minute documentary Maurice Bishop (1984) reconstructs the events leading up to Maurice Bishop's assassination and the United States invasion of Grenada. The film won an Honorable Mention, Black Filmmakers Paul Robeson Award, at the 1985 Newark Film Festival.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 65 Cassette : ref1312 Maurice Bishop

Scope and Content Note

This is a full-length version of the film Maurice Bishop.

Reel: ref2159_01 Maurice
Reel: ref2159_02
Reel: ref2170 Maurice
Box: 58 Cassette : ref1330 "Maurice Master Spanish"
1984 October 18
Box: 11 Cassette : ref249 (Video) "Maurice Bishop Grenada"

"Maurice Bishop Grenada"

Box: 77 DVD : ref249 (Moving Images [31142062673093])
Box: Electronic Records
Box: 75 DVD : ref6 Maurice Bishop premiere: Footage from premiere of the film in Matanzas

Scope and Content Note

This tape contains brief clips from Maurice film premiere. Estela Bravo makes comments, answers questions, and speaks to some individuals. All of the dialog is in Spanish with the exception of conversation with Grenadians. About midway through the footage, there is a shift to Alexander Haig appearing on a program called "Freeman Reports." He is making comments following a 1984 presidential debate between Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale. He responds to one question before the end of the tape.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:10:00.


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