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National Parks Store | Film: Around Cape Horn


See the film that made Captain Irving Johnson a favorite on the lecture circuit around the world!

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In 1929, the last great days of commercial sailing were passing. During that year, Captain Irving Johnson sailed aboard the massive barque, Peking. In this film, he narrates the passage in the style that has made him a favorite on the lecture circuit around the world. The most spectacular scenes were filmed during a wild storm as the ship rounds the feared Cape Horn. This is not a commercial documentary, but more like Johnson’s personal home movie of his experience. Black and white.

Running time: 37 minutes

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Event Tags: Cape Horn, film, free, sailing, San Francisco, Tucson

Every Thursday at 11 AM

Date:
Thursday, August 17
Time:
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Place:
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Contact:
520-622-6014
Cost:
Free
Date:
Thursday, August 24
Time:
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Place:
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Contact:
520-622-6014
Cost:
Free
Date:
Thursday, August 31
Time:
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Place:
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Contact:
520-622-6014
Cost:
Free

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