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South of Zero: An Odyssey to Australia

Date produced: 1958

Filmmaker(s):

Lewis B. Sebring

Alice Sebring

Description:

"Amateur travelogue of an extensive trip to Australia photographed and produced by "The Traveling Sebrings," Lewis B. Sebring, Jr. and Alice P. Sebring. Lewis B. Sebring, Jr. was a journalist and war correspondent for the New York Herald-Tribune, who reported on combat in the Southwest Pacific Area theater during World War II. The trip documented in this film, which they referred to also as "An Odyssey to Australia" covers the entire continent of Australia, from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Port Augusta and Kalgoorlie, Perth, and Brisbane, and everything in between, usually documented via passenger train. In each city, the film expertly documents landscape, architecture, and people, as well as rural areas and animals." Wisconsin Historical Society.


Humpbacks of Trinity Bay, The

Date produced: 1980

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In August 1980, Robbins Barstow and his wife Meg, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA, went on a week-long trip to Newfoundland, Canada, to go whalewatching in the North Atlantic waters of Trinity Bay. Join them for exciting, on-the-surface, close encounters with giant humpback whales, and dramatic sightings also of finback and minke whales." Archive.org


Come with Us to China!

Date produced: 1985

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In September 1985, Robbins Barstow and his wife Meg, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA, went on a four-week tour of China. This personalized travelogue includes visits to Shanghai, Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Guilin, and a cruise down the Yangtze River." Archive.org


Scandinavian Summer - Sweden and Norway

Date produced: 1982

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In the summer of [1982], Robbins Barstow and his wife Meg, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA, went on a two-week tour of scenic Sweden and spectacular Norway. Join them in viewing beautiful sights and fascinating sites, all in dramatic color." Archive.org


Adventures with African Wildlife

Date produced: 1978

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In the summer of 1978, Robbins Barstow and his wife Meg, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA, took a four-week East African Safari Tour to Tanzania and Kenya, sponsored by the New York Zoological Society. This African wildlife adventure film includes scenes of 53 different species of animals and birds, filmed in the wild, among them Elephant, Giraffe, Rhino, Hippo, Lion, Leopard, Zebra, Wildebeest, Cheetah, and Impala." Archive.org


Death Valley

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

Kodachrome travelogue of Death Valley, California.


Heads You Win

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"Film contains Sid and Charlotte's heads floating on a black background. They talk about the kinds of T.V. shows they like and it ends with Sid saying the punch line 'I can't stand a show that is all talking heads'." UCLA Film & Television Archive.


Drip, The

Date produced: 1994

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"It all began when the faucet started to drip." Oldfilm.org


Making of Dinosaur Dream, The

Date produced: 1995

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Charlotte Laverents

Description:

Documentary film chronicling the background and production of Dinosaur Dream (1995), which Sid Laverents made in his late-80s with assistance from his wife, Charlotte.


Happy Farm Woman

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

George Oliver Smith

Description:

"It has a story with titles in verse telling how the farm woman compared herself with the Duchess of Windsor and decides she prefers Pa to the Duke and her own simple tasks to the life of a Duchess." American Cinematographer, Feb. 1940, 87.


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