The Pope and Young Club Presents “Art Young’s Alaskan Adventures” DVD – Art Young’s Legendary 1922-23 bowhunting expeditions in Alaska on film…the first of its kind.
Before “talkies” there were silent motion picture films. Before modern hunting videos, there were the films of Fred Bear and the films of Howard Hill. Long before those, was a silent moving picture film of Art Young in Alaska in 1922 and 1923.
Reproduced from the original 8mm filmstrip in the archives of the Pope & Young Club/St. Charles Museum of Bowhunting with permission from the Art Young family, ART YOUNG’S ALASKAN ADVENTURES offers an incredible opportunity to look at our bowhunting history and heritage.
Imagine the magnitude of this expedition into the rugged Alaskan territory wilderness during this timeframe! Couple that with the awkward and cumbersome trials of film medium’s infancy. Then, top THAT off by the experimental effort that was the purpose of this adventure…Art Young’s trying his hand and hunting moose, brown bear and Dall’s sheep with the bow and arrow – the first to do it!
This is truly extraordinary footage!