EXCAVATIONS BY DR. HRDLICKA. DUTCH HARBOUR.

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Subjects:

  • Science and technology
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Ethnographic
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • HUTCHISON, Isobel Wylie

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: EXCAVATIONS BY DR. HRDLICKA. DUTCH HARBOUR.

Reference number: 3015

Date: 1935*

Director: [filmed by Isobel Hutchison]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9 mins

Description: Dr. Ales Hrdlicka at work on excavations at the old village site, Dutch Harbour in the Aleutian Islands.

Shotlist: Excavations at old village site Dutch Harbour. Dr. Ales Hrdlicka at work c/u barrel reading "Scotch Cured Alaska Herring Polar Brand Medium Polar Packing Co." (.13) [b/w] shots of men at work on excavation site (digging with picks and clearing earth with wheelbarrows] (2.30) brief shot unloading goods from ship, shot of man digging up a large fossil (?) and shots of large steam ship (3.06) shots of excavation site with water pumps at work, c/u man panning (for gold?) watched by woman (Isobel Hutchison?) shot of same woman going down into excavation shaft (3.51) shot of two different women, one wearing full-length sealskin coat (3.58) shot of large excavating machine, excavating coal from under water (4.29) [blank] (4.42) [b/w & col] visuals seascape (6.46) [b/w] salmon river (7.10) gvs seals on rocky shore and visuals landscape (8.39)