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Filming Nature's Wonders ca. 1937

Catalog Data

Creator:
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 film reel (323 feet) sound b&w 16mm
archival original 1 film reel (323 feet) sound b&w 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Colorado
United States
Wyoming
Arizona
New Mexico
California
Alaska
South Africa
France
New Zealand
Malaysia
Date:
ca 1937
Notes:
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
The University of South Carolina Newsfilm Library has a portion of the Fox Movietone newsreel collection and the Fox Film Corporation's corporate successor Fox News Channel has a portion of the newsreel collection and the theatrical shorts. Theatrical films and shorts can be found at various archives around the U.S. incluidng the Library of Congress and UCLA Film and Video Archives.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation was a merger of Fox Film Corporation (incorporated in 1915) and Twentieth Century Pictures (founded 1933). The company continued to produce feature films and theatrical newsreels and shorts (under various Movietonews series).
Deposited by Santa Clara University in 1993.
Summary:
Edited film is a theatrical travelogue that documents famous geographical sites around the world including Virgin Canyon, Colorado; a canyon in the French Alps; the Congo Caves in South Africa (shots of stalactites and stalagmites); Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico; the Rock Forest in Arizona; the Devil's Tower in Wyoming; many shots of Yellowstone National Park; a blow hole in New Zealand; moving islands of ice in Alaska and volcanoes in Malaysia. Film produced by Truman Talley.
Cite as:
Santa Clara University Archives
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Volcanoes  Search this
Caves  Search this
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Canyons  Search this
Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1993.1.75
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_288741