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Film 38: 1955, Calypso

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Date made: 1954; 1974
Materials: Kodachrome
Measurements: 500'

Boat P771, divers swim toward boat and get on 1954 or 1955 Small yellow submarine Bathyscaphe # 2 Man pulls equipment up from diver, divers jump off raft with camera/strobe Sub at dock, lowering camera/strobe, sub at sea, rowboat travels between sub and boat, boat named Espadon leaves port, sub docked again, Falco? in boat outboard; men examining camera Divers jump off raft Men on sub hop into rowboat, sub submerges, shot of steamboat, sub surfaces, men get back on the sub Houot? (tall & dark hair, milit) Crew on boat next to the sub, w/ Jacques-Yves Cousteau; sub submerges again Men on boat examine mud/rock samples, dives with equipment jump of boat Winch Divers putting gear on, go into water including Edgerton being assisted w/ scuba gear; men release birds into water, boys playing with pile of small rocks Dolphin swimming alongside boat, diver plays with the dolphin Dolphin captured and brought on deck, put in tub of water and struggles School of dolphins in the water Cousteau's dog on deck; Several men lower large camera/strobe into water w/ NGS banner on "sled" Close-up of rotating red barrel, equipment brought back on board (EH, CC)


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