Assignment Four - Whaler (Updated over a year ago)
KRON-TV Assignment Four documentary film from 1965, narrated by Jerry Jensen, about America's last whaling fleet, stationed at Point Richmond in San Francisco Bay. Includes a brief history of American whaling, scenes of captain Bob Newton and his crew sailing out on the Lynn Anne and views of whales being hunted, killed and processed back at the whaling station depot. This film was written and produced by Al Kohlwes and directed by Al Scollay. It should be noted that a few brief scenes appear to be missing from this 16mm film print.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on October 12, 2012.
- Type of material: documentary film
- Duration: 23:03
- Rights for this video belong to: Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, optical sound film
- Date aired: 1965
- Originally aired on: KRON-TV