Sails of exploration

Norway, 1966

Film
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Shows the historical development of water transportation by sail power, describing the role of such ships in discovering new lands, mapping the globe, and linking together the people of the world. Discusses the importance of the clipper ship in the early economic life of the United States. Includes re-enactments, drawings and archival film.

Credits

production company

Svekon Films

Language

English

Duration

00:16:03:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28158

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Discoveries in geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Exploration

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Voyages and travels

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sailing ships

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Norway

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Transportation - Social aspects

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

History → International trade - History

History → Trade routes - History

History → United States - History

History → World history

Short films

Short films → Short films - Norway

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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