Sir Francis Drake's life and voyages

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Date
1956
Summary
Depicts the life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, an English explorer of the 16th century.  Portrays his exploration of the new world and shows some of his personal possessions including sword, ceremonial helmet, and Bible.  Shows model demonstrations of how ships sailed in those days and how sailors fought.  Indicates the crude navigation instruments used by early explorers and points out the difficulties which Drake encountered.
Publishers
Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center; Brandon Films, Inc.; Coronet Films
Genres
Educational; Historical; Biographical (Nonfiction)
Subjects
Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596; Sailors; Explorers--Great Britain
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:14:23); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 30000068506850; Other: GR00411597; MDPI Barcode: 40000003239474

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