Film: 7286

History | 1960 | Silent | Colour


Sutton Hoo? Vikings ? rowing boat. Old tumulus and trees. Archive b/w film of digging out Viking boat (1920s) archaeologists. Men with wheelbarrows. Smoking pipes. Cut to colour archaeology. Cryptic writing on stones. Norse warrior carving on standing stone. Pictures and early art, carved on stones. Cartoon Viking boat. Cartoon showing boat discovering Iceland (874), Greenland (985), Vineland (1000 A.D.). Cartoon map of England and Danelaw, and of Kiev,( Ukraine) and Constantinople, (Turkey).

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