WorldCat Identities

Queeny, Edgar M. (Edgar Monsanto) 1897-1968

Overview
Works: 45 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 771 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Folklore  Handbooks and manuals  Aerial views  Documentary television programs  Short films  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Photographer
Classifications: F594, 917.8
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Most widely held works by Edgar M Queeny
The spirit of enterprise by Edgar M Queeny( Book )

6 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prairie wings : pen and camera flight studies by Edgar M Queeny( Book )

12 editions published between 1946 and 1962 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prairie wings : the classic illustrated study of American wildfowl in flight by Edgar M Queeny( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prairie wings; pen and camera flight studies. Explanatory sketches by Richard E. Bishop by Edgar M Queeny( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spearing lions with Africa's Masai by Edgar M Queeny( )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian dances( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational program depicting how Native Americans found inspiration for their dances in nature. Images of birds and animals, photographed on location or in dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History, are interspersed with examples of Native American dances from different parts of the country. The courtship dance of the short-tailed grouse is compared to a courtship dance of the Plains Indians; the American eagle in flight to the Iroquois sacred feather dance; the deer of the southwest desert to a Pueblo deer dance celebrating a successful hunt; and buffalo to a Plains Indians buffalo hunting dance performed with mask, shield, and spear
Steep trails by John Muir( )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beloved nature writer John Muir writes about his experiences in the mountains of California, Utah, Nevada, Washington State and Oregon, and of his adventures in the Grand Canyon of Colorado
Wakamba( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed during the Queeny African Expedition (1950), this is a fantasy of a young Wakamba (Kamba) man named Tondu and his search for a pair of six foot elephant tusks, the bride price demanded by the father of Lundalla, Tondu's bride-to-be. Hunting and hunting rituals, wapi dancing, and daily life in a Wakamba village are shown, as are African mammals and birds
1950 safari [Diary of a safari in East Africa, Dec. 18, 1949 - Apr. 17, 1950( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Prairie wings by Edgar M Queeny( )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Steep trails; California, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, the Grand Canon by John Muir( )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This work by famed naturalist and writer John Muir details his experiences in mountain landscapes
Camera shots by Edgar M Queeny( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Silver lightning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This film shows Atlantic salmon fishing in Blue Water Bay, Canada, especially from prams (small, flatbottomed boats). The flies used for fishing are shown, Silver Doctor and Lady Amherst among them
Sunrise serenades( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This film opens and closes with American Indian dances that the narrator suggests are inspired by the courtship behavior of the grouse. The great prairie chicken, the sage grouse, and the sharp-tailed grouse are followed through a day of courtship, beginning with the pre-dawn assembly on the courting grounds and ending at dusk, during the height of the mating ritual
Jobs-- America's number one problem : its solution seems clear by Edgar M Queeny( )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Your job with Monsanto at the St. Louis plant by Monsanto Chemical Company( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wild birds and man ; Male fish incubation ; Bullfighting( Visual )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In the first segment, AMNH ornithologist Robert Cushman Murphy discusses cooperation between birds and humans. Examples include the honeyguide birds used by the Wandorobo (Dorobo) to track down wild bee hives in the East African forest. Portions of Edgar Monsanto Queeny's film, Wandorobo, are shown, in which birds are shown leading hunters to hives. In Male fish incubation, Lester Aronson, chairman of the AMNH Dept. of Animal Behavior, describes the role of the male fish in incubating the young after the eggs have been laid. Film footage of fathers incubating eggs include the seahorse, tilapia and Siamese fighting fish. Bullfighting features the history and art of bullfighting in a discussion with Barnaby Conrad, the author of Matador. The mythology, aristocracy and romance of bullfighting are discussed, and films of amateur and professional bullfighting are presented. Conrad demonstrates the use of the bullfighter's cape in the studio
Songs of East African birds by Edgar M Queeny( Recording )

1 edition published in 1951 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recordings of approximately 48 bird species made during the AMNH Queeny African Expedition (1950) in Kenya and Uganda
The great country( Visual )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This film features an aerial journey down the Alaskan Peninsula showing the region's topography. There is also extensive footage of brown bears fishing for salmon in the McNeil River, of the Walrus Islands, and of the journey of the sockeye salmon moving upriver toward their spawning ground (much of this is underwater footage)
The Sudan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program examines depictions of Africa in films, with examples from Simba, king of beasts and other Hollywood productions. The main presentation is an excerpt from The Pagan Sudan, a film made by AMNH trustee Edgar Monsanto Queeny. The film depicts the Sudan and its inhabitants, including the Madis and the Dinkas. The Madis are seen spearing a hippopotamus in a papyrus swamp. The Dinka portrait shows daily activities and rituals. The narration over this material was taken from Queeny's expedition diary
 
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Alternative Names
Edgar Monsanto Queeny American businessman

Edgar Monsanto Queeny empresariu estauxunidense (1897–1968)

Queeny, Edgar M.

Queeny, Edgar Monsanto 1897-

Queeny, Edgar Monsanto 1897-1968

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Languages
English (54)