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Australian fauna ; How to build an igloo

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 40
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Australian Fauna. Armand Denis, noted wildlife photographer and filmmaker and leader of the 1952 New Guinea Expedition for the AMNH, and his wife, Michaela, discuss the origins of the Australian continent and the subsequent evolution of wildlife there. Also shown is an Armand Denis RKO film depicting the Australian bush country, with views of wallaroos, wallabies, and some unusual reptiles. SEGMENT 2: How to Build an Igloo. The second segment presents the film How to Build an...
Dates: 1953

The Captain Marshall Field Brazilian expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 23
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Captain Marshall Field Brazilian Expedition to Brazil, 1926. This film record of the Field Museum of Natural History's 1926 Brazilian expedition, financed and led by Captain Marshall Field, presents expedition life as stylish and romantic. To enhance the mood, colored film stock was used intermittently, especially blue-green for waterways. The perseverance of the scientists in the face of difficulties encountered while collecting in the field is minimized; instead, the...
Dates: 1926