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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 (1936)

Scandinavian Summer - Sweden and Norway (1982)

Family Camping Through 48 States - Part I (1961)

Abbakadabba Coopno, The (1941)

Why Whales? (1992)

Family Camping Through 48 States - Part II (1961)

Work and Play at the Poultry Farm of Charles H. Buck in Naples, Maine (1935)

Whalewatching Adventures in Baja California (1986)

Everyone’s Coming to the Guild! (1943)

Adventure of the Galloping Geese, The (1936)

Come with Us to China! (1985)

Hudson Guild Farm (1943)

Disneyland Dream (1956)

Quest for the Great Sperm Whale, The (1991)

Youth and the Future (1944)

Adventures with African Wildlife (1978)

Touring Paris with Two Grandchildren (1992)

Around the World in Forty Days (1988)

Humpbacks of Trinity Bay, The (1980)

Eyewitness to Extinction: The Chinese River Dolphin (1985)

Building of “Conny”, The (1975)

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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