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Murals of Aztlán film production records, 1981

Tartan, James, 1931-

Filmmaker, Motion picture editor

Collection Information

Size: 5.1 linear feet

Summary: The Murals of Aztlán Film Production Records, 1981 measures 5.1 linear feet and consists of film footage, sound recordings, and notes from the documentary produced during the exhibition "Murals of Aztlán: the Street Painters of East Los Angeles" at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles in 1981. Film and sound elements in the collection include original sound recordings, work print, outtakes, and trims. Also found are production notes, museum memorandums concerning the exhibition schedule, and a transcript of a recorded conversation among muralists.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Tartan (1931- ) worked as a filmmaker, actor, and voiceover artist in Los Angeles, California.


Donated by James Tartan, the filmmaker, in 1988.

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