My First Week at Dartmouth
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|Description||19m 52s, sound, color|
|Producer||Dartmouth College Films|
|Script and Direction||Maurice Tapf|
|Music||Frederick W. Sternfeld, William H. Terry '51|
|Narrator||John A. Gambling '51|
|Actors||Buck H. Zuckerman '52 (Peter)|
|Sel Atherton '52 (George)|
This color promotional film for potential applicants to Dartmouth College follows a fictional freshman, "Peter," through his first days on campus and around Hanover. Using first-person narration, he introduces various facets of student life and meets professors and administrators who discuss the College. He describes his first week at Dartmouth through a letter home to his parents.
The film includes scenes of various buildings on campus and a full tour of Baker Library including the Orozco Mural. Several scenes of the Dartmouth Outing Club, the Dartmouth Flying Club, and the Dartmouth Camera Club are also included.