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    German naval expedition leaves for Antarctica; c. 1920s?.

    MS officers and crew coming aboard. MS officer on deck talking and shaking hands with others; German cross flag flying. Panning shots on ship. MS men loading crates onto ship. MS sailors' group pose. CU two men - leaders of expedition? MS as ship sails past. MS crowds on pier seeing boat off - nice shot of both ship and pier; looking toward ship's bow; with pier on left.

    Various shots of ship leaving; passing camera. Shot of entire ship a bit farther away. Various shots from ship on the sea. MS men at work on deck. CU cable wound round big wheel. MS as two men stand on a rail circling smokestack; lots of smoke pouring out; they are hooking up a rope and pulley. MS as crew set up a sort of crane. Various shots of equipment. CU flag blowing. CU lifebelt ring with name 'Vermessungsschiff Meteor' on it.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1930
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:47:00 / 02:01:01:00
    ON 373 A
    Sort Number:
    ON 373 A
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
    Antarctica Expeditions (Ep.1) Germany in the 1920s Antarctica
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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