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Seals and porpoises

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 120

Scope and Contents

Another program in a series on "The Waters of the World," this remote broadcast discusses seals, porpoises, and dolphins from the Great Aquarium and Seal Pond at Marineland in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Ken Norris, curator of Marineland, is interviewed by Charles Collingwood. The trained seals and porpoises perform in the five-story oceanarium. Norris is assisted by Captain Winston, the keeper of the seals. With underwater photographs of animals in the background, the discussion focuses on underwater sea creatures. Harold E. Anthony, AMNH mammalogist, was a consultant for this broadcast.

Dates

  • 1956

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Not available through interlibrary loan. Contact AMNH Library Special Collections for terms of access.

Extent

1 Film Reel (30 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm.

1 Videocassette (U-Matic (30 minutes)) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

3/4 in., U-Matic, viewing copy

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid: script.

General

Original format: 16mm kinescope.

General

Originally aired January 1, 1956 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.

General

http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1139426

General

Charles Collingwood and Grant Holcomb, hosts; Bob Quinlan, director; Charles Romine, producer; Shelby Gordon, assistant producer; Frank de Felitta, script editor; Grover Cole, production design; Jim Brady, technical director.

Title
Seals and porpoises, 1956
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2018
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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