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Snow Cruiser film, 1939

Identifier: 031.10.09

Black and white silent film: From Armour Institute to Little America - With Byrd and Poulter. Probably produced by Armour Research Foundation for promotional purposes. Contains only a few feet of footage of the Cruiser being driven down a street (probably from Pullman shops to Grant Park). Also contains footage of the plane taking off from unidentified airport. Balance of film is apparently stock footage added to suggest the Cruiser's transport to Antarctica. 1998.29.a 16 mm film reel (copy 1) 1998.29.b 16 mm film reel (copy 2) 1998.29.c VHS video cassette


  • Creation: 1939


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

9 Minutes


Formerly 1998.029


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

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