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    Re: Another movie sextant
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2015 Apr 15, 15:30 +0000
    Yah, and that big hairy fella.

    gl


    From: Don Seltzer <NoReply_Seltzer@fer3.com>
    To: garylapook@pacbell.net
    Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:01 AM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Another movie sextant

    Looks like we have Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, and Frank Reicher in the photo.  Where is Fay Wray?

    Don Seltzer



    On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 11:56 PM, Frank Reed <NoReply_FrankReed@fer3.com> wrote:
    Here's another sextant from an old movie. It looks like a vernier sextant from c.1930 which would be consistent with the movie's production date. They are confirming their position near an uncharted island southwest of "2° S and 90° E, way west of Sumatra". There are only general comments regarding celestial. The captain mentions that he "got a good sight" and that they'll double-check "tomorrow noon". There's also a nice portrayal of a crewman tossing the lead as they approach shore calling out "by the deep... 30" and so on.
    Name the movie.
    Frank Reed
    ReedNavigation.com
    Conanicut Island USA
    (we also have a walled district similar to the one on the island in this film)


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