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Ski gulls / directed by film producer Otto Lang

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9317

Scope and Contents

Contains a DVD copy of the film Ski gulls, produced by Otto Lang at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, around the year 1943.


  • approximately 1943


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 Ski gulls must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Otto Lang (1908-2006) was a ski instructor, film producer, and author.

Otto Lang was born in 1908 in Bosnia. He was a skier and a pioneer ski instructor. He founded ski schools in the United States and became a film director and producer. Lang produced Call Northside 777 (1948), 5 Fingers (1952), Search for Paradise (1956), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Vesuvius Express (1953), The First Piano Quartette (1954), and Jet Carrier (1954). He also wrote his autobiography A bird of passage : The story of my life.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated to curator, John Murphy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition



Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy II.B.5.VI.).

Existence and Location of Copies

M-disc copy digitized material also included in collection.


Formal title taken from DVD.

Processing Information

Processed; Andy VanDomelen, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2019.

Register of Ski gulls
Andrew VanDomelen
2019 August 1
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States