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DVDs of Gail S. Halvorsen home videos, approximately 1942-1980

 Item — Box: 30, item: 38
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 10 Sub-Series 3


  • approximately 1942-1980

Language of Materials

Materials are in English and German.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Gail S. Halvorsen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Halvorsen retains all rights to the materials except to allow them to be used in research. Proper credit must be given to the author when cited.


7 computer optical discs ; 12 cm

Existence and Location of Originals

Original films are in boxes 173 and 175.

Existence and Location of Copies

Films are also available on CDs as mp4 files in box 30 item 39 and on Blu-Ray in box 30 item 50.


Contains DVD copies of Gail S. Halvorsen's original films, which are labeled as follows:

Disc 1:

Natal; Ascension Island, Brazil; fishing in WY and UT

Natal; Ascension Island

Natal; Getting out of C-54

Disc 2:

Pre airlift videos, possibly taken on leave

Fort Eliza, Brazil

Ascension Island

Natal operations

Disc 3:


Berlin to Fort Eliza, Brazil

Helicopter burning; Rio; bad weather


Ascension Island; Rio, Brazil

Disc 4:

Rio and Natal

Lake Tahoe; Yosemite; Alta

Panama; Washington DC; Palm Beach; Rio

Rio; Mobile, Alabama

Disc 5:

Cypress gardens; Tyndill Field; Panama City

Puerto Rico; Brazil

Haiti; Rio

Loading C-54; flying over U.S.

100 ft. bomb; Florida

Disc 6:

1946 OK flight training

1949 Las Vegas wedding

1969 Open house Tempelhof Central Airport

1969 Berlin Tempelhof; Open house; air show; candy drop; house in Niedenwalluf

1969-1970 Open house in Berlin Tempelhof and family

Disc 7:

1970 Berlin

1974 Leaving Berlin and cross country drive

1980 Mercedes and Peter, Berlin

Mercedes; TV program; Berlin

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States