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German educational film: Alfred Wegener and The Greenland Expedition

Film | Accession Number: 2002.189.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3650 | Film ID: 2591

This is part two of a three part film of which the USHMM has all three parts. (Film IDs 2587, 2591, and 2602). Footage of Alfred Wegener and his crew during his expedition to Greenland. VS of crew, dogs, and sleds, travelling across and charting this seemingly endless frozen tundra. VS of crew carrying equipment up snowy, icy mountains in order to set up their work station, majestic views of the mountains and struggles to get sleds loaded with equipment to the work station. Horses are also used to help pull carry cargo. There are several good CUs in this story of the faces of the people of Greenland, and several good MCUs of the dogs jockeying for position as they are leading the sleds across the tundra.

Genre
Instructional
Duration
00:13:38
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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