Med Maud over Polhavet [videorecording] : Roald Amundsen Ekspedition, 1922-1925. 1999.


Berg, Kaare,. Med Maud over Polhavet [videorecording] : Roald Amundsen Ekspedition, 1922-1925.

Med Maud over Polhavet [videorecording] : Roald Amundsen Ekspedition, 1922-1925. 1999.

The collection includes a video copy of a film entitled "Med Maud over Polhavet: Roald Amundsen Ekspedition, 1922-1925." This video consists of a series of short, silent, black and white newsreel films produced by Bio-Film Company and Biorstad and Thiel Film A/S of Oslo, Norway, which document the work of the Norwegian North Polar Expedition. The video is 75 minutes long. The film has subtitles in Norwegian. The film begins with images taken of Roald Amundsen on July 25, 1925, at the end of the expedition. The film shows Maud at Point Hope on July 29, 1922. A chart shows the track of the vessel from Nome, Alaska to Spitsbergen. There is an overview of Maud, and closeups of expedition participants including Harald Ulrik Sverdrup, Finn Malgren, Odd Dahl, G. Olonkin, and K. Hansen. This film includes many scenes of scientists taking geophysical and meteorological measurements and observations, and many images of instruments and expedition equipment. There are hunting scenes with walrus and polar bear. One newsreel is dated June 1, 1923 and shows the assembly, brief flight and crash of the aircraft "Kristine." A July 1923 segment shows expedition dogs and dogsleds. A winter, 1923-24 segment provides a view of the shipboard communications area. A June 1924 segment shows Maud frozen in the ice. A winter 1924-25 segment shows preparations for Maud's return home and a March 1, 1925 visit to an Eskimo village. There is a brief view of the zeppelin Norge over the Pole. Kaare Berg, director of the Fram Museum in Oslo (Polarskipet Fram Bygdones) had a European-standard videotape of this film when he visited the SIO Archives on Nov. 4, 1999. His associate, Capt. Adolf M.B. Jacobsen made an American-standard videotape copy at Dr. Berg's request and donated it to SIO Archives on Nov. 15, 1999.

1 videocassette (75 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in.

Related Entities

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Hansen, Kaj, 1947 fl. (person)

Maud (Ship) (corporateBody)

Berg, Kaare (person)

Sverdrup, H.U. (Harald Ulrik), 1888-1957 (person)

Sverdrup, meteorologist, oceanographer, and Polar explorer, was the chief of the scientific staff on Raold Amundsen's Maud expeditions (1917-1925) and on the Wilkins-Ellsworth submarine expedition (1931) to the Arctic. From the description of Papers, 1928-1942. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352129 ...

Bio-Film. (corporateBody)

Biorstad and Thiel Film A/S. (corporateBody)

Polarskipet Fram Bygdones. (corporateBody)

Dahl, Odd, 1898-1994 (person)

Malgren, Finn. (person)

Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928 (person)

While on an Arctic exploration, Amundsen's ship, the Maud, was disabled by a broken propeller off the Siberian coast. He requested assistance from Captain Claude S. Cochran on the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Bear. From the description of Radiograms and telegrams : between Amundsen on the disabled auxiliary schooner Maud and the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Bear, 1921 July 8-19. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 30352211 Amundsen was a Norwegian polar explorer. ...

Olonkin, G. (person)

Maud Expedition (1918-1925) (corporateBody)

Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. (corporateBody)