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Facing Your Danger (1946)

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Par of the Warner Brothers Sports Parade series, this short film chronicles the attempt by a group of men to navigate the Colorado river through the Grand Canyon to Lake Mead. Led by Norman... See full summary »

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Par of the Warner Brothers Sports Parade series, this short film chronicles the attempt by a group of men to navigate the Colorado river through the Grand Canyon to Lake Mead. Led by Norman D. Nevills, 9 men undertake a 19 day trip in three specialty built rowboats through the more than 200 rapids, some of which run at 30 m.p.h. Along the way, they see the remnants of previous expeditions including wrecked boats and even a skeleton. They also visit now abandoned Pueblo Indian cave dwellings. Written by garykmcd

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My favorite short subject..
30 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Edwin E. Olsen was a business partner in the home building business with my father, Leslie Howard Nelson, during the final years of the Great Depression. I remember watching the first version of this movie in the basement of our home in Pleasant Hills, Pa. He then showed it locally and finally at Carnegie Hall. World War 2 forced them to shut down their construction business and then we all moved to California in 1943. My father retired to a ranch in San Fernando Valley and eventually moved to Santa Barbara. Ed Olsen's movie was purchased by a professional film company and Ed went on to film many short subjects for them. I am now the last living member of both families and would love to watch "Facing Your Danger" with my family. Is there any way that I could obtain a copy of this movie? Thanks, Bergen Nelson


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