Modern-day scientists on their own Moby Dick-style search used a submersible to get them into the dark and cold depths of the northern Pacific Ocean, where at around 630 meters they managed to film a three-meter specimen.
Though it also says that the squid was missing it's two longest arms and would have been eight meters long if it was whole...
Especially if it's something not many people care about. This is why people like Jason Scott (from textfiles.org) are my heroes.
Err, I think you mean textfiles.com. Unless you meant to point at the domain squatter instead...
And while Mr. Strachmans movies were given to soldiers as a form of charity, studios do send military bases reel-to-reel films, which are much harder to copy, and projectors for the troops overseas.
I asked Chris how far away he thinks he is from his dream of sending a manned shuttle into orbit. "Let me tell you", he replied, "building a space shuttle is a big job." He thinks he'll have it done in four to six years.
Maybe they'll beat NASA back to space?
Do you suffer painful illumination? -- Isaac Newton, "Optics"