Found in 274 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes films and tapes recording of the Wings over the Andes lecture which documents the 1931 Shippee-Johnson Expedition. The collection also includes outtakes of Wings over the Andes, film of a visit by the Prince of Wales to Peru in 1931, and Shippee family films. Consists of one master print made from five original nitrate films and 21 reels of outtakes, family films and royal visits.
This film shows Atlantic salmon fishing in Blue Water Bay in Canada, especially from prams (small, lightweight, nearly flatbottomed boats that have a very broad transom (or stern) and usually a squared off bow). The flies used for fishing are shown, Silver Doctor and Lady Amherst among them.
Charles Collingwood interviews Joseph M. Chamberlain, astronomer at the AMNH-Hayden Planetarium, on solar and lunar eclipses. The program includes a demonstration in the studio, using models, and Origin of the Earth, a Harvard University film on solar explosions and eclipses narrated by Chamberlain. (An eclipse of the sun was to occur June 30, 1954).