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Christmas around the world ; Oil well #5

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 119

Scope and Contents

SEGMENT 1: Christmas Around the World. In a remote broadcast from a Benedictine convent in Bethlehem, Connecticut, a valuable collection of miniature cr̊che figures, fifteenth century Italian wood carvings are seen. Arranged for the story of Christmas, the entire collection of 150 carvings is presented, representing Christmas figures from all races and cultures. SEGMENT 2: Oil Well #5. The second segment is the fifth and last report on the oil well in Purcell, Oklahoma. Robert Northshield is seen celebrating under a gushing oil well.

Dates

  • 1955

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 December 23, 1955 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.

General

http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1139427

General

Charles Collingwood, host; John Cosgrove and Jerome Bender, directors; Charles Romine, producer; Shelby Gordon, assistant producer; Frank de Felitta, script editor; Grover Cole, production design; Bernard Birnbaum, film editor; Carl Schutzman, technical director; John Pickette, set director; Hal Anderson, light director.

Title
Christmas around the world ; Oil well #5, 1955
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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