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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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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 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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Visiting The Eskimos - Smith Sound Eskimos

Clip #: TFA-200J
Length: 14:26
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Donald MacMillan expedition to Greenland in the 1930s

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Visiting the Birds & Animals of the Far North

Clip #: TFA-200K
Length: 14:44
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
An expedition with Donald MacMillan in Greenland in the 1930s

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Sea Going Thrills

Clip #: TFA-148B
Length: 9:25
Year: 1938
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Tall ship three masted clipper ship schooner in full sail. 85 ft schooner Wanderbird leaves Gloucester in full sail. Woman steers steering wheel while small boy watches, deck hand sailor with pipe in mouth and cap cuts thick rope with knife, young bare chested man wearing baseball cap ties...

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Eskimo Summer

Clip #: TFA-134C
Length: 15:32
Year: 1943
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
Canadian Eskimo life in the early 1940s

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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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Alaskan Adventure

Clip #: TFA-109B
Length: 8:09
Year: 1959
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
A trip to Alaska in 1959.

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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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