Thursday, March 1, 2012

Qivitoq movie from Greenland

 Native sealers from Greenland
picture from the Greenland film "Qivitoq"
taken by Nordisk Film Ko.

this is an ad postcard sent to a Dr. in Massachusetts, USA for Pentothal used for intravenous anesthetics.

postmarked in 1959 with a Greenland stamp

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Qivitoq is a 1956 Danish film directed by Erik Balling and starring Poul Reichhardt and Astrid Villaume. An intense romantic drama, the movie was filmed entirely on location in Greenland. It was nominated both for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and for the Palme D'Or at the 1957 Cannes Film Festival.
Greenland (Gronland) stamp 1950
King Frederik IX - 15

2 comments:

Souvenirmaniac said...

Wow! Stunning ;)

Brenda Perez said...

thank you - I think I bought this one at a postcard show here in Florida