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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Courtauld rescued ... after 5 months alone in Greenland's Arctic wastes. Dramatic and exclusive pictures to the Pathe Gazette by arrangement with 'The Times'."

    Greenland.

    Aerial views of the Greenland icecap. Lots of ice and snow. Shots of the coastline.

    Plane belonging to Captain Ironberg (sp?) loaded and prepared for take off to fetch Augustine Courtauld from his solitary place at a research camp in the snowy wastes. CU Pilot in snow gear. Shots of plane taking off.

    Men at the landing ground tend to fires creating smoke signals to allow the plane to come back to base. Plane lands.

    Shots of Courtauld with some of his rescuers. MS and CU of Courtauld as he smokes his pipe. CU of Courtauld smoking a cigar. Shot of Courtauld after he has shaved off his beard, he shakes hands with Captain Ironberg.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    10592
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    809.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:02:31:00
    Canister:
    31/44
    Sort Number:
    31/044
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    English heritage - tour guides
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. UllaNor says

    Captain Albin Ahrenberg arrived in a Junkers F. 13 (SE-ACK) together with flight mechanic Sigurd Malm and wireless operator Robert Ljunglund. The flight originated from Sweden.

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