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July 3, 1957 – The People and Places Featurette Lapland is Released to Theaters

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On July 3, 1957, the ninth People and Places featurette, entitled Lapland, premiered in theaters. Directed by Ben Sharpsteen, the half-hour documentary took a look at the area known as Lapland, currently located as part of Finland and Sweden but had once also had touched a part of Norway and Russia. This documentary focused on the nomadic people of this region known as the Sami, who made their trade through livestock.

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