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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 5, Smithsonian
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directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins

The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures.

Why is a Vatican masterpiece covered in heretical graffiti? How does the Louvre protect the Mona Lisa? Why did Napoleon commission a painting full of lies? Museum Secrets travels to the world's most famous museums in search of weird, wonderful, amazing...

directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 1, 3, Inside the Royal Ontario Museum
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directed by Kenton Vaughan, fl. 2011, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
We unwrap a tiny mummy to find out how an Egyptian baby died 2000 years ago, then test two theories about 12th Century Islamic pottery by smoking hashish and blowing things up. We tell the embarrassing tale of a dinosaur lost for decades within the museum's walls, then visit a hard-hat construction zone where cura...
directed by Kenton Vaughan, fl. 2011, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
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Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia, Max Ernst and Lake Sentani Figures
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directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 6 mins
What kind of art does an artist collect? At the National Gallery of Australia is part of a collection once owned by European surrealist artist Max Ernst. An eclectic collection of masks and carvings from Africa and the Americas, it’s a fascinating glimpse of Ernst’s personal passions and preoccupations as an a...
directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 6 mins
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The Living Stone
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directed by John Feeney; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1958), 33 mins
This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centers on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry ca...
directed by John Feeney; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1958), 33 mins
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The Kidnappers Foil
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directed by Melton Barker, fl. 1930 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1930), 17 mins
This film features a local troupe of children from Corsicana, Texas enacting Melton Barker's basic story of child abduction and escape.
directed by Melton Barker, fl. 1930 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1930), 17 mins
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