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Osvaldo Sánchez Film Collection | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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Title: Osvaldo Sánchez Film CollectionAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: CHC5061

Extent: 50.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

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The Osvaldo Sánchez Film Collection contains commercials and newsreel footage filmed by Cuban cinematographer Osvaldo Sánchez from the 1940s to the 1980s, in Cuba and in the United States. Sánchez filmed a range of commercials for local businesses serving Miami's Latino community, from restaurants to furniture and clothing stores. Commercials for Miami businesses in the 1960s to 1970s, such as Café Estrella, Pestonit Florist, and Rivas Realty, have been digitized.

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

Physical Access Note: Portions of this collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of three days in advance for consultation in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room.

Preferred Citation: Osvaldo Sanchez Film Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Collection level record added by Fernando Espino, December 2013.

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