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McMurdo Sound. Geologists examine rocks. Meteorologist release weather balloon. D-8 weasel tractor at work. Man feeds penguins

Aerial views from aircraft flying over McMurdo Sound in Antarctica. Convair 340 aircraft parked in blowing snow. Three men, in parkas, walk in blowing snow. A D-8 Weasel tractor backing up as men shovel snow in its path. Two geologists examine a piece of rock through a magnifying glass. A man looks through a microscope. A man in heavy parka and cold weather gear, walks on snow. Two meterolologists release and track a weather balloon. A man feeds penguins.

Date: 1955
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A New Zealand climber along with a para rescue team during a United States Antarctica Research Program in Antarctica.

Operation Deep Freeze of the United States being carried on in Antarctica. A group of VX-6 parachute rescue personnel on the skyline of a ice ridge along with an instructor from New Zealand. Climbers and para rescue personnel on the ridge. A man works on the snow with an axe. Men chip away ice with axes. A man slides down an ice slope as a part of recreation. A man slides down a slope and then turns over on his stomach. Men walk down the side of the ice slope. Men walk over ice. They wear crampons on their boots. A man slides down a slope as he takes pictures. Para rescue men and the climbing instructor from New Zealand gather around a snow vehicle. An emblem on a building at McMurdo Sound. The sign reads 'United States Antarctica Research Program , National Science Foundation'. Men around the snow vehicle as they prepare to move up a hill. A sign on the snow vehicle reads ' USARP '. Men stagger up the hill. A man hangs from a line over the edge of an ice cliff.

Date: 1962, October 31
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A New Zealand climber moves down a cliff during a U.S. Antarctica Research Program (Operation Deep Freeze) in Antarctica.

Operation Deep Freeze of the United States being carried on in Antarctica. A VX-6 parachute rescue team man and a New Zealand climber on the top of an ice shelf near Scott Base as they practice rescue methods. A man with a line wrapped around his body and leg tries to descend backwards on an ice cliff. The man climbs down a rope and moves down the ice cliff. He coils up the rope at the base of the cliff. A VX-6 parachute rescue team man and the New Zealand trainer walk off the mountain. A view of the ice covered mountains near New Zealand's Scott Base. United States Antarctica Research Program participants from Mcmurdo Station, and sleds, ready to leave on a trip with an American flag flying from the snow vehicle. Two sleds tied to the rear of a traveler. The snow traveler pulls two sleds down a ravine. Mount Erebus in the back ground

Date: 1962, November 2
Duration: 2 min 45 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
MATS C-124 and Navy R5D aircraft operating in Antarctica during Operation Deep Freeze

During U.S. Navy's Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica. A tracked vehicle moves on snow in front of Observation Hill. (This area would become Mcmurdo Station.) A Military Air Transport Service (MATS) C-124C Aircraft taxis down sea-ice runway and turns around to takeoff . It makes makes a long takeoff roll and breaks ground with slow rate of climb, churning up a fog of snow in the process. . Small weasel with small trailer with fire extinguisher on it. Navy R5D Aircraft in the background taxiing for take off. R5D taxis. Yellow fuel truck is seen. R5D makes a jet assisted takeoff. Flame is seen from the JATO bottles under the aircraft during takeoff roll and much trailing smoke, as the aircraft breaks ground with a high rate of climb.

Date: 1956
Duration: 2 min 45 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica. Expedition to Little America, led by Admiral Richard E. Byrd

View of Icebreaker USS Edisto (AGB-2) underway in Antarctic waters. View of ice breaking in front of the ship and penquins swimming. View of cargo ship, USS Arneb (AKA-56), with heavy smoke pouring from stack. Penquins waddling about on the ice. Explorers disembarking from ship via long gangway to the ice. Group digging hole in ice. Views of Little America buildings and supplies left from previous expeditions. Admiral Byrd arrives by helicopter and presides over flag-raising ceremony for Little America II. Admiral Richard E. Byrd,Paul Siple, Major Murray Wiener USAF, and IGY representative Edward Goodall salute the flag.

Date: 1955
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Ronald Reagan and Walt Disney at 1955 Disneyland opening ceremonies; and scenes from 35th Anniversary of Disneyland in 1990.

Circa-1990 aerial flyover of Disneyland, in Anaheim, California, followed by brief vintage footage of Walt Disney in an office in 1955, introducing Disneyland and showing a giant map of the theme park on his wall. Shots of July 1955 opening ceremony are presented along with shots of the Disneyland 35th anniversary celebration. Ronald Reagan is seen at both events. President Ronald Reagan in 1990 seen congratulating the park on it anniversary. Then a flashback shot to 1955, with actor Ronald Reagan leaning over a balcony of Main Street in Disneyland and talking about the opening celebration. Cutting back to 1990, Roy E. Disney is seen unveiling a plaque at the anniversary celebration. Scene shifts back to 1955, with Walt Disney welcoming visitors to Disneyland during its opening celebration, and a view of a plaque unveiled at the park's opening. In 1990 footage, Roy Disney notes that no one except Walt could have predicted the success of Disneyland. Views of visitors at contemporary Disneyland enjoying a teacup ride and on the Splash Mountain log flume ride, followed by scenes with colored confetti falling at the 35th anniversary celebration.

Date: 1990
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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