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The Archive

PBS Premiere: August 17, 2010

Online: Aug. 18, 2010 – Aug. 18, 2014

Synopsis

This is the story of a man and his records. Paul Mawhinney was born and raised in Pittsburgh. Over the years he has amassed what has become the world's largest record collection. Due to health issues and a struggling record industry Paul is being forced to sell his collection. (7 minutes)

 

TAGS: american history, collection, collector, music, records, smithsonian

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Film Information

The Archive (7 min.)

Premiere Date: August 17, 2010

Streaming Dates: Aug. 18, 2010 – Aug. 18, 2014

Filmmaker: Sean Dunne

Filmmaker

Sean Dunne
Sean Dunne
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Critical Acclaim

One of my favorite shorts in the past few years...”

— Russ Fischer,
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Dunne's film is overflowing with luscious visuals and a fascinating subject and for all true music fans this short really is a must”

— El Vez,
Directors Notes