Christmas around the world ; Oil well #5
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.
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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.
Original format: 16mm kinescope.
Originally aired December 23, 1955 as part of the CBS/AMNH Adventure television series.
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.
- Christmas around the world ; Oil well #5, 1955
- Iris Lee
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