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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Race To Rescue Airmen Trapped On Arctic Icecap." American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Greenland.

    GV Aerial shot arctic wastes of Greenland. Aerial view of crashed American aircraft, C47 Dakota.

    LV Aircraft wreck - camera flying away from.

    LV Flying Fortress rescue plane stuck in soft snow.

    MS Aerial view flying away from Flying Fortress on ground.

    LV Aircraft towing glider to scene of crash.

    LV Aerial crashed glider on ice.

    LV Aircraft towing another glider to scene.

    SV US Airmen throwing supplies out of door of plane.

    LV Aerial view wrecked aircraft.

    LV Aerial view plane flying over wreck.

    LV Towards aerial view of wreck, flying onto second wrecked plane.

    Possibly connected with 49/1 - MD.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    59871
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1526.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:29:00 / 01:08:05:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 049 E
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 049 E
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The same pictures, but with a different commentary can be seen in clip 1403.07.

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