Transportation: a ship comes home

United States, 1965

Film
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Demonstrates the complexity of modern ocean transportation as we observe the exacting manoeuvres, expert timing, and the alertness to every shift of wind and current that are necessary to bring the majestic liner ‘The United States’ into port at New York harbour.

Credits

producer

Manfred Kirchheimer

production company

Hudson Valley Film Productions

Duration

00:15:07:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29715

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New York (N.Y.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Harbors

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Shipping

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Places → New York (N.Y.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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