Serial 2121

FBI LABORATORY
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535

April 17, 1979

To: SAC, San Francisco (89-250)
From: Director, FBI
Re: RYMUR

Examination requested by: Criminal Investigative Division and Legat, Caracas
Reference: Laboratory report dated March 6, 1979 and Evidence receipt dated February 6, 1979
Examination requested: Duplication – Video Tape – Document
FBI file no:
Lab. No.: 90102044 E SH RP PN; 90206056 E/D SH PN

Remarks:

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Report of the
FBI LABORATORY
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535

April 17, 1979

To: SAC, San Francisco (89-250)
Re: RYMUR
FBI file no: 89-4286
Lab. No.: 90102044 E SH RP PN; 90206056 E/D SH PN

Specimens received: January 31, 1979, under cover of Caracas Evidence receipt dated February 6, 1979 (90206056 E/D SH PN):

Q866-Q1287 Tapes and films

Results of examination:

This report completes photographic examinations as requested concerning motion pictures in this matter and supplements Laboratory report dated March 26, 1979.

As stated in the previous Laboratory report, Q123 through Q126 have now been examined. It was determined that Q123 is an unused role of film while Q124 and Q125 are unexposed.

Q126 is Super 8 sound color movie film which depicts Congressman Ryan at Jonestown talking to a group of Jones’s followers and thanking them for their hospitality during his stay at Jonestown.

Q1286 is a 16mm movie depicting Jones on a television show called “Church In The Home.”

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Q 1287 is a 16mm movie titled “The Social Body” and this is a duplicate of Q101 and Q102, previously examined.

Nothing else of any significance was noted during the examination of the films submitted in this matter and Q123 through Q126, Q1286 and Q1287 are being returned under separate cover to San Francisco.

[Page 4 consists of handwritten notes upon which lab report was written.]

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FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Laboratory Work Sheet

Recorded 2/8/79

To: Legat, Caracas
Re: RYMUR
Examination requested by: Legat, Caracas
Reference: Evidence Receipt dated 2/6/79
Examination requested: Duplication – Documents
Specimens received: 2/6/79 [crossed out ; handwritten correction : “1/31/79”]
FBI file no: 89-4286
Lab. No.: 90206056 E/D SH PN

Q866-Q1287 Tapes and films

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Agency submitting evidence: Legat, Caracas
Delivered by: WFO
Subject: RYMUR
Date: 2/6/79
Brief facts covering case: Evidence received 1/31/39
Report to be directed to: San Francisco
Evidence to be returned to: San Francisco

Evidence:
1 microcassette
52 cassettes
14 – 5 inch reels magnetic tape
120 – 7 inch reels magnetic tape
7 – 14 inch reels magnetic tape
226 videotapes
2 – 16 mm movie films Q 1286 & Q1287
422 Qs

Q 866-Q1287

Originally posted on August 7th, 2020.

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