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The Isle of Mystery ca. 1970s

Catalog Data

Creator:
Hubbard, Bernard R (Bernard Rosecrans) 1888-1962  Search this
Physical description:
1 film reel (376 feet) sound b&w 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Alaska
North America
United States
Date:
ca 1970s
Notes:
Title from credits (published work)---archival collection
Archival papers, photographs and other materials can be found at Santa Clara University Archives and Marywood University Archives.
Hubbard, a Jesuit priest from California who led annual expeditions to Alaska from 1927 until shortly before his death. He became known to a national audience as "The Glacier Priest." The Reverend Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J. was Head of the Department of Geology at the University of Santa Clara, California, was a world-renowned authority on the arctic and a recognized explorer, geologist, volcanologist, ichthyologist, oceanographer and paleontologist. who led 31 scientific expeditons to Alaska and the Arctic from 1927 to 1962. He became known to a national audience as "The Glacier Priest" and Twentieth Century Fox produced several theatrical short films about his adventures.
Deposited by Santa Clara University in 1993.
Summary:
Edited film with Reverend Bernard R. Hubbard examines Bogoslof Island, Alaska, which mysteriously can change its size, shape, and position. Lowell Thomas also narrates.
Cite as:
Santa Clara University Archives
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Islands  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1993.1.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306650