The Vinland Mystery

The Vinland Mystery

                                The Vinland Mystery
| 29 min

This short documentary depicts the search, discovery and authentication of the only known Norse settlement in North America - Vinland the Good. Mentioned in Icelandic manuscripts and speculated about for over two centuries, Vinland is known as "the place where the wild grapes grow" and was thought to be on the eastern coast between Virginia and Newfoundland. In 1960 a curious group of house mounds was uncovered at l'Anse aux Meadows in northern Newfoundland by Drs. Helge Ingstad and Anne Stine Ingstad of Norway. Added to the United Nations World Heritage List, l'Anse aux Meadows is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.

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  • réalisateur
    William Pettigrew
  • producteur
    William Pettigrew
  • monteur
    William Pettigrew
  • montage
    William Pettigrew
  • prise de vues
    Don Virgo
  • producteur exécutif
    Barrie Howells
  • commentaire
    Kenneth McCready
  • prise de son
    Bev Davidson
  • cinématographie
    Don Virgo
  • son
    Bev Davidson
  • *
    André Vincelli
  • montage sonore
    John Knight
  • enregistrement de la musique
    Louis Hone
  • ré-enregistrement
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narrateur
    Jon Granik
  • musique
    André Vincelli

  • BroadOak

    This is great, lots of the pix that I figured must exist, but that aren't in Under the Pole Star or Westward to Vinland (recommended reads!). And very nice to see Helge and Anne-Stine speaking. Thanks for posting this!

    BroadOak, 23 Mar 2012