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John Marshall (III) (1932–2005)

John Marshall was born on November 12, 1932 in Massachusetts, USA. He was a director and cinematographer, known for N!Ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman (1980), A Kalahari Family (2001) and Bitter Melons (1971). He was married to Alexandra Eliot Marshall. He died on April 22, 2005 in Boston, Massachusetts. See full bio »

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A Kalahari Family
Bitter Melons
Bitter Melons Director


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 2001 A Kalahari Family (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1980 N!Ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman (Documentary)
 1974 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1971 Baobab Play (Short)
 1971 Bitter Melons (Short) (as John K. Marshall)
 1970 After the Game (Short)
 1957 The Hunters (Documentary)
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 1980 N!Ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman (Documentary)
 1974 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1971 Bitter Melons (Short) (as John K. Marshall)
 1967 Titicut Follies (Documentary)
 1957 The Hunters (Documentary)
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 1957 The Hunters (Documentary)
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 1971 Bitter Melons (Short) (executive producer - as John K. Marshall)
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 1957 The Hunters (Documentary)

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John K. Marshall

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He was the son of one of the founders of Raytheon Company. In 1950, he began interviewing Kalahari Desert bushmen in Africa with a 16mm camera, the start of a 50-year relationship. He lobbied the Namibian government to improve conditions for the bushmen. See more »

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