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German educational film: Alfred Wegener and The Greenland Expedition

Film | Accession Number: 2002.189.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3647 | Film ID: 2587

This is part three of a three part film of which USHMM has all three parts. (Film IDs 2587, 2591, and 2602). Footage of Alfred Wegener and his crew during his expedition of Greenland. With German intertitles. VS of crew, dogs, and sleds, travelling across and charting this seemingly endless frozen tundra. INTs, igloos, equipment, dogs, snow, crew. Wegener died on this fourth of his Greenland expeditions, and there is footage of his grave site on this reel, marked by a large wooden cross. The film ends with an epithet to Wegener.

Genre
Instructional
Duration
00:15:20
Event Date
1930-1931
Locale
Greenland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Instructional.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Steven Zabin
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:57
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