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Greenland Arctic Expedition

Clip #: TFA-67C
Length: 12:48
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
Amateur films of the return of a sailing expedition from Greenland in the 1920s. Could be MacMillan Arctic Expedition of 1925 on the schooner Bowdoin

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Arctic Thrills

Clip #: TFA-117A
Length: 8:32
Year: 1927
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1920s
Description:
An expedition to the arctic circle to capture a polar bear in 1927 on the schooner Effie M Morrissey led by Captain Bob Bartlett

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Arctic Hunters

Clip #: TFA-234C
Length: 15:29
Year: 1944
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
Inuits hunt for seals and walruses and enjoy the meat with their family in Canada's Arctic.

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Eskimo Hunters

Clip #: TFA-55B
Length: 19:20
Year: 1949
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
A visit with Eskimos in Alaska in 1949

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Seal Hunting

Clip #: TFA-150E
Length: 4:55
Year: 1940
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
A ship of seal hunters travels through the treacherous Norway Arctic in the 1940's.

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Boats and Fishermen of the Arctic & The Tropics

Clip #: TFA-244B
Length: 16:13
Year: 1928
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
Pathe’ Science Series film contrasting boat types and methods of fishing used by Central Eskimo and the Fiji Islanders.

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In the Heart of the Arctic

Clip #: TFA-225A
Length: 50:55
Year: 1955
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Documentary from the 1950's chronicling Russian exploration of the Arctic, from early attempts to the Drifting Stations.

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Canada

Clip #: TFA-210L
Length: 07:41
Year: 1940
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
A tour of Canada in 1940

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Midnight Sun Pt 1

Clip #: AD-95-1
Length: 16:46
Year: 1937
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
French Line travelogue entitled "Midnight Sun" from the 1930s of the French Line cruise ship “Colombie” touring countries of the Atlantic Ocean with footage of passengers and sailors on cruise ships, mountains and ocean filled with icebergs and people of the region.

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Nanook of the North - Pt 2

Clip #: TFA-261
Length: 45:42
Year: 1922
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
Part II of the 1922 silent documentary film by Robert J. Flaherty, which follows the lives of an Inuk man, Nanook, and his family as they travel, search for food, and build an igloo in the Canadian Arctic.

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