Norway, a Christmas in Antarctica
A2 / France 2
SOLAR TELESCOPE (07/28/1995)
WHY ANYONE WOULD WANT TO LOOK AT THE SUN DURING THESE MEGA-HOT DAYS IS BEYOND ME -- BUT THERE ARE SCIENTISTS IN ALBUQUERQUE WHO ARE DOING JUST THAT TODAY. THEY ARE TESTING THIS TELESCOPE, WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO BE LAUNCHED THIS WINTER IN A 20 MILLION CUBIC FOOT BALLON SOMEWHERE OVER THE ANTARTIC. IT'S MISSION IS TO LOOK AT THE SUN AND BRING BACK REAMS OF IMPORTANT SOLAR STATS.
BACK FROM ANTARCTIC (aka ANTARTIC)
Item title reads - Back from Antarctic. Rousing reception for Ellsworth at Melbourne. <br/> <br/>Melbourne, Australia. <br/> <br/>Various shots of the ship "Discovery II" coming in to dock. People run along to greet it. It is bringing home Lincoln Ellsworth and his pilot Herbert Hollick Kenyon who were rescued from the Antarctic. M/S of Lincoln walking down the gangplank smiling. Archdale Parkhill, Minister for Defence, greets him as he steps off and reads a speech congratulating him on his successful flight across the Antarctic. Lincoln makes a thank you speech and they all give him three cheers. Various shots as he signs autographs and shakes hands with the crowds.
1950s NEWSREELS
ANTARTIC EXPEDITION CROSSES ICE CAP
Various Subjects
MARCONI AND WIFE, WOMAN DANCES IN BUTTERFLY WINGS (EDISON), SPUTNIK, AMELIA AERHART, WOODROW WILSON, ANTARTIC EXPLORERS, MOHAMMED ALI, LAUREL AND HARDY
PERLIOUS RESCUE MISSONS PLANNED TO REMOVE SICK AMERICANS FROM ANTARTIC STATION
BILL REDEKER CS VO ON THE PERILOUS MISSION TO RESCUE SICK AMERICANS IN ANTARTICA
02/26/66 A0029007 BRUSSELS, BELGIAN ANTARTIC EXPEDITION RETURNS FROM WINTER CAMP:
02/26/66 A0029007 BRUSSELS, BELGIAN ANTARTIC EXPEDITION RETURNS FROM WINTER CAMP: LN 24642 "EXPEDITION HOME" SHOWS: CU PLANE TAXIS: MS CROWD WAVING: CU EXPEDITION MEN ALIGHTED FROM PLANE: MS CROWD WAVING: MS MEMBERS GREETED BY KING'S REP: CU BADGE ON JACKET: PENGUINS IN CRATE: CU MEMBERS OF EXPEDITION: CU SAME: (SHOT 2/26/66 27FT) ANTARTIC - (RESEARCH) BIRDS - PENGUINS BELGIUM - GENERAL AIRLINERS - DC 6 UP LN / 27 FT / 16 B&W / R12803
ARCTIC EXPLORER - 2
An explorer towing gear uses a parachute device to cross heavy ice in a snow and wind storm.
OFF TO THE ANTARCTIC (aka OFF TO THE ANTARTIC)
Full title reads: "St. Catherine's Dock. Off to the Antarctic - and it will be more than 2 years before 'Discovery II' and her gallant crew see the Thames again." <br/> <br/>St. Catherine's Dock, London. <br/> <br/>The British Research Society ship 'Discovery II' moves out of the dock. Some members of the crew lean over the rail to wave goodbye. <br/> <br/>People on the dock wave goodbye as the ship moves off. Tower Bridge is visible in the background. <br/> <br/>The ship moves off on its way down the River Thames.
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A2 / France 2
ARCTIC EXPLORER - 3
Two explorers pack gear then walk across ice in Antarctic environment.
PERILOUS RESCUE MISSIONS PLANNED TO REMOVE SICK AMERICANS FROM ANTARTIC STATIONs
BILL REDEKER CS VO ON THE RESCUE MISSION THAT IS PLANNED FOR THE SICK AMERICANS STUCK AT THE NORTH POLE
SJT THE EDGE OF ENDURANCE REDISCOVERED
FR3 / France 3
FOR THE NEXT ANTARCTIC (aka FOR THE NEXT ANTARTICAL) (CUTS)
Cuts (rushes, out takes) for story FOR THE NEXT ANTARCTIC (aka FOR THE NEXT ANTARTICAL) in G 1175. The original story is on Pathe Master tape *PM0384*. <br/> <br/>M/S of a man holding ski poles, he smiles, the sledge-tractor is in the background. M/S of another man with a flat cap on. M/S of a third man, he points his ski pole a couple of times. L/S of the sledge-tractor driving along in the snow towing 3 people on a sledge, they wave as they pass the camera. M/S as the tractor moves along, it is towing a skier who falls over and has to run to grab the rope again, he misses it and falls over again. L/S of the tractor pulling people on a sledge. <br/> <br/>M/S as it gets stuck in a snowdrift, someone tries to push it but it doesn't work so they back up and try again, one side gets stuck, but it makes slow progress over the snow as men stand around and watch, it has 'St. Ives. Hunts.' written on the side. Various shots from the back as it drives along pulling the sledge. M/S of one of the men pouring methylated spirit into the jug. Various shots as the tractor drives along pulling the people on a sledge. M/S as it is manoeuvred into position on its platform and drives down the ramp onto the snow. M/S of three men stood together.
Environment file: Michel Galliot
Midi Atlantique
OFF TO THE ICY ANTARCTIC (aka ANTARTIC)
Full title reads: "Boston. Off to the icy Antarctic, for 2 years! Admiral Byrd's expedition of adventure leaves for the South Pole. <br/> <br/>Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA). <br/> <br/>Pan across kennels in woodland - home to 150 huskies being prepared for an expedition to the South Pole. MS of husky dog. Men exercise the dogs near their kennels. <br/> <br/>A husky team are trained to pull a sledge through woodland. Various shots of the sledge team being trained. <br/> <br/>Dog trainers and their dogs pose for the cameras. MS of dog and trainer - he asks the dog to speak and the dog gives a low moan. CU dog. <br/> <br/>Shots of steam and sailing ship in harbour in Boston. <br/> <br/>American explorer Admiral Richard E Byrd and others board the ship that will carry them to the Antarctic. Members of the ship's crew wave from the deck. <br/> <br/>Shots of the ship as she heads out from the dock. <br/> <br/>Note: Admiral Richard E Byrd is also known as Commander Byrd or Captain Byrd.
11/23/65 A0026617 HARUMI, TOKYO: JAPANESE EXPEDITION SAILS FOR THE ANTARTIC:
11/23/65 A0026617 HARUMI, TOKYO: JAPANESE EXPEDITION SAILS FOR THE ANTARTIC: LN 23413 "ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION" SHOWS: SHIP "FUJI": SLEDGES: DOGS: STOWED RELICOPTERS: LANDING PLATFORM FOR COPTER: CROWD WAITING: OFFICERS LOOK ON FROM SHIP: FAREWELL SCENES AS SHIP LEAVES: (SHOT 11/20/65 41FT) SHIPS - ICEBREAKERS - FUJI ANIMALS - DOGS - HUSKIES ANTARCTIC JAPAN - NAVY UP LN / 41 FT / 16 NEG / R11504
10/08/64 A0008914 ANTARTIC: MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH ANTARCTIC SURVEY TEAM LOOK HOPEFULLY TO THE ARRIVAL OF THEIR SUPPLIES:
10/08/64 A0008914 ANTARTIC: MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH ANTARCTIC SURVEY TEAM LOOK HOPEFULLY TO THE ARRIVAL OF THEIR SUPPLIES: LATIN SPEC: "ANTARCTIC SURVEY" SHOWS: BASE EXTERIOR: INT, EXPEDITION MEMBERS LOOK AT MAPS: EN ROUTE OVER THE SNOW: CROSSING CRAVASS: JOURNEY RESUMED THROUGH ICE: (SHOT RECENTLY 48FT) LN 15579 ANTARCTIC RESEARCH LN / 48 FT / 16 NEG / R5518
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