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New England sea community / produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center.
Date
1962
Main contributor
Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Summary
Depicts the daily life in a seacoast town in 1845 as it is seen by Chris, a boy of thirteen, who is completing school and must choose his future occupation. Pictures the work of the town tradesmen--the shipsmith, the ships' carver, the sailmaker, the rigger, the chandler, the counting house proprietor, and the shipbuilder. Describes seafaring life aboard a fishing boat, a coastal trading ship, and a whaling vessel. Depicts the home life of the young boy, as well as the more elegant home of a whaling captain.
Contributors
Dunfee, Maxine; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Stackpole, Edouard A., 1905-; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational films.; Short films.
Subjects
City and town life; History; Seafaring life; Social life and customs
Time period
19th century
Location
New England
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (17 min.) : sound, color ; 16 mm.
Notes

Series title from Indiana University Audio-Visual Center's 1990 Film and video catalog.

Also issued in black and white.

Creation/Production Credits

Educational consultants: Maxine M. Dunfee, Richard M. Dorson, Edouard A. Stackpole.

Statement of Responsibility

produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center.

Venue/Event Date

Filmed at Mystic Seaport, Mystic, Connecticut.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7824467; OCLC: ocm22284391; OCLC: 22284391