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Arctic Thrills
Description: An expedition to the arctic circle to capture a polar bear in 1927 on the schooner Effie M Morrissey led by Captain Bob Bartlett

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Clip #: TFA-117A
Length: 8:32
Year: 1927
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
Region: North America
Country: New foundland
Subject: Boats
Original: 16mm
polar bears, eskimos, Schooner sailboat in full sail, crew on deck, healed over, sailing into arctic water, large harp Greenland seals in water, seals on rocks, seals fight, Newfoundland, lookout at top of mast, small ice flows, iceberg arch, boat sails by, David Strait, Baffin Bay, captain steers boat, icebergs, sunset, man jumps off bowsprit, Eskimos skinning and eating walrus, Eskimo boy eats, man slices fish with knife and eats, Eskimos eat dish on ship. polar bear in water, boat chases, bear runs away across ice flows, men at wheel and in rigging, boat stuck in ice, men go into canoe with paddles to chase bear, baby bear is lassoed, captured by men in boat, adult bear is captured, polar bears in zoo

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