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Over the Yukon Trail ca. 1928

Catalog Data

Creator:
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation  Search this
Thomas, Lowell  Search this
Physical description:
1 film reel (350 feet) silent b&w 16mm reference
1 film reel (350 feet) silent b&w 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
Alaska
Yukon
Date:
ca 1928
Notes:
Title from credits (published 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 UnitedStates including 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 produced for "Magic Carpet of Movietone." Film documents various scenes of the Yukon River and area around it. The film shows a train in Skagway, Alaska, and travels with it to the White Pass Mountains. The next scene is at Dawson Creek, and a steamboat is shown. Also shown is a steamboat in Five Finger Rapids. A dredge and pipeline is shown in Klondike, as well as huskies and fishermen. The film ends with the Yukon Patrol celebrating the King's birthday with marching and saluting.
Cite as:
Santa Clara University Archives
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Railroad trains  Search this
Steamboats  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1993.1.112
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305137