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    North Pole.

    Titles read: "IN PEARY'S FOOTSTEPS - (No 9) - in company with bluff old Captain Bob Bartlett, companion to Peary, when he made his dash for the Pole."

    "The building of the Peary memorial at Cape York, Greenland, was a struggle between Man and the elements. In this final instalment Captain Bob discovers the work which finished in the face of Arctic blasts - a touching tribute to the discoverer of the North Pole."

    L/S of huskies and Eskimos. M/S two Eskimos carrying water, they pour it into barrel. M/S and C/U of man mixing mortar. Eskimos collecting stone. M/Ss of Eskimos hauling stones to the top of the monument by winch. Several shots of masons at work. Two men place copper tube full of Peary's records in the corner stone. C/U of the corner stone. M/Ss of Bartlett standing with Peary's daughter next to monument. L/S of large letter 'P' on the side of monument. The plaque is unveiled, Bartlett point at it. C/U of the plaque remembering Robert Edwin Peary. L/S of the team packing up to leave. L/Ss of the memorial in the distance from Bartlett's ship the 'Morrissey'.

    "Coming Shortly - "Round the World on the Empress of Britain" the kind of trip that most of us dream about."

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:43:00 / 01:22:11:00
    PSP 776
    Sort Number:
    PSP 776
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration
    travelogues story of Pathe ep 4 North Pole Expedition
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