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Deep Photos; Cousteau Expedition to Mediterranean Sea

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Date made: 1953
Measurements: 600'

mixture of color & b&w. Underwater footage. (MF) Film 31 color Aerial shots of mountains (***) 4 people in a raft, big waves Underwater shots of fish, diver with strobe taking pictures Various strobe bulbs displayed on light table Doc assembles a strobe, puts it in a window Divers jump off sub and bring equipment up Cousteau enters swimming pool with camera and swims around *** B&W Doc and Cousteau examine sonar map, assemble underwater camera *** Camera being lowered into water, Doc and Cousteau observe sonar diagram, camera raised, men examine sonar maps People looking at slide show, (can't see what the slides are) Still jellyfish image Men examining camera on boat deck, tightening ropes, attach "National Geographic Society" flag to camera *** Camera being lowered Color Camera being lowered from boat, Cousteau and Doc's son looking at sonar data Close-up of oscilloscope, camera/pinger being raised Equipment lowered from boat again Doc showing photos to Esther, close-ups of photos (EH)


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thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves