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Travelogues (Motion pictures)


  • Here are entered works on nonfiction films depicting travel, peoples, and places.

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  • Variants

    • Film travelogues
    • Travel lecture films
    • Travelogs (Motion pictures)
    • Travelogue films
    • Travelogues (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
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    • Travelogues (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
  • Sources

    • found: The Danube, 1960.
    • found: Yee, M.M. Moving image materials, 1988(Travelogues; use for nonfiction films or video which record travels; UF: Travel films and video (Nonfiction), Travelogs)
    • found: Robertson, P. Guinness movie facts & feats, c1988(Travelogue; the term travelogue was coined by Burton Holmes, who presented his first such movie, a 50 ft. view of St. Peter's, Rome, at Oak Park Presbyterian Church, Chicago, in 1897)
    • found: Web. 3(Travelogue; travelog: a talk, lecture, or discourse on travel usu. with illustrations (as slides or motion pictures))
    • found: Am. heritage dict.(travelogue, also travelog: 1) a lecture illustrated by travel slides or films. 2) a narrated film about travels)
    • found: The moving image genre-form guide, 1998(Travelogue: Nonfiction work featuring or promoting geographic or cultural location(s), often in a romanticized manner. Includes early silent scenic films; moving images that accompany "tour" lectures; travel documentaries; and sponsored work by transportation companies, travel agencies, chambers of commerce, national parks, and other entities that promote modes of transportation, resorts, vacation areas, and other locations. Note: Not necessary to also use Documentary, since that is implied by the term Travelogue)
    • found: Over Washington [VR] : an aerial celebration, c1989.
    • found: African paradise, 2007:container (travel lecture film)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on nonfiction films depicting travel, peoples, and places.
  • Change Notes

    • 2008-07-18: new
    • 2015-12-02: revised
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