200 Candles, A Bicentennial film, 1975


Encoded Archival Description

Biography or History: Robert C. Brabham, a South Carolina filmmaker, was commissioned by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission to create a short film. The purpose of the film was to reflect on the meaning of the Revolution in the modern age, and to inspire South Carolina residents to visit and support historic sites associated with it.

Custodial History: unspecified

Acquisition Information: South Carolina. Department of Archives and History. Director.

Scope and Content: This series consists of a film bicentennial celebration film commissioned by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. The first portion of the film contains a montage of Revolutionary war scenes using reenactors, while the latter portion features interviews with South Carolina residents about what they think freedom means and how they will be marking the centennial.

Appraisal Information: unspecified

Accruals: no

Arrangement: none

Conditions Governing Access: none

Conditions Governing Use: none

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: none

Other Finding Aid: none

Location of Originals: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223

Alternative Form Available: This series has been digitized and is available through the South Carolina Electronic Records Archive (SCERA), which is maintained by the Archives.

Related Material: Outtakes, cut scenes, and other production materials used to create this film are held by the Moving Image Research Collections at the University of South Carolina.

Bibliography: none

Other Descriptive Data: none

Processing Information: none


Encoded Archival Description - Identification

Unit Title: 200 candles, a Bicentennial film, 1975

Accumulation: 1975

Created: 1975

Creator: South Carolina. Department of Archives and History. Director.

Physical Description: 0.10 cubic ft. (1 partial film reel), 32,600.00 MB (2 digital files)

Language: English


Encoded Archival Description - Header

Identifier: S108008

Title Proper of the Finding Aid: 200 candles, a Bicentennial film, 1975

Creation Date: 2017

Descriptive Rules: DACS


200 Candles, A Bicentennial film, 1975

Object Type: Collection

In Collection: Dept. of Archives and History

200 Candles, A Bicentennial film, 1975
200 Candles, A Bicentennial film, 1975