[Waymon Vest collection films 1]
Waymon Vest collection
Waymon Vest (Filmmaker)
This film was identified by the filmmaker as North Sea and Denmark, circa 1967-1969. The full 25-minute reel was made from eight smaller reels labeled by the filmmaker as follows: 1968 helicopter, North Sea, Denmark; air jump and pick up by chopper; air show, Esbjerg Denmark 1969, hovercraft glider; Denmark Germany ferry; Zapata jackup North Sea 1968; Denmark [illegible]; Denmark King’s summer house; hovercraft, Peder Iversen Denmark, Hanna and Peder. The film features scenes of an oil platform in the North Sea, people boarding a large helicopter and taking off from a platform, supply boats in rough seas, oil workers on a platform, parachutists jumping to water from an airplane and being retrieved by a helicopter (as part of a Danish military exercise, according to filmmaker), aircrafts flying in formation, a hovercraft demonstration, people shoveling snow, a ferry, aerial views of farmland and an oil platform from a helicopter, family scenes, an aerobatic airplane, a balloon, and travel and site-seeing scenes in the Denmark area.
Super 8mm film; color; silent
HelicoptersPetroleum industryBoatsPetroleum workersParachutingParachutistsAirplanesGround-effect machinesSnow removalFerriesCroplandsBalloonistsSightseers
Outside -- Not in Alaska
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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