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Barstow pictured via The New York Times.

Robbins Barstow

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition

Center for Home Movies list of titled amateur films
National Film Registry, 2008
New York University Archives archived four Barstow films in 2008
NFPF Amateur Film Preservation Grant, 2013
Tarzan and the Rocky Gorge was archived by the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.)

Films:

Tarzan and the Rocky Gorge

Scandinavian Summer - Sweden and Norway

Family Camping Through 48 States - Part I

Abbakadabba Coopno, The

  • Date produced: 1941

Why Whales?

Family Camping Through 48 States - Part II

Work and Play at the Poultry Farm of Charles H. Buck in Naples, Maine

  • Date produced: 1935

Whalewatching Adventures in Baja California

Everyone’s Coming to the Guild!

Adventure of the Galloping Geese, The

Come with Us to China!

Hudson Guild Farm

  • Date produced: 1943

Disneyland Dream

Quest for the Great Sperm Whale, The

Youth and the Future

  • Date produced: 1944

Adventures with African Wildlife

Touring Paris with Two Grandchildren

Around the World in Forty Days

Humpbacks of Trinity Bay, The

Eyewitness to Extinction: The Chinese River Dolphin

Building of “Conny”, The


Biographical Notes

Barstow was an educator, amateur filmmaker, and NYU Alumnus. His 1956 film Disneyland Dream was named to the National Film Registry.

Barstow is known for his Barstow Travel Adventure amateur film series. These films are held by Center for Home Movies, and can be viewed in their collection on Archive.org.

Bibliographic Resources

The Back Table NYU Archive and Special Collections.
"Robbins Barstow, Home-Movie Maven, Dies at 91," The New York Times, Nov. 13, 2010.

The Barstow Travel Adventure Logo

As seen in Whalewatching Adventures in Baja California (1986).
As seen in Whalewatching Adventures in Baja California (1986).

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