New Arctic Station 1961

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    Full title reads: "Canada. New Arctic Station".

    Cornwallis Island, Resolute Bay, Canada.

    GV Pan Resolute Airfield line of planes parked on strip pan with truck. LV C 130 Hercules taxiing in, planes in foreground. SV Airman directing C130 towards camera. BV Ground crew moving towards plane. SV Passengers getting out of plane. SV Three bearded men watching. SV Sign "Royal Canadian Airforce Detachment" Resolute Bay. Air Transport Command.

    LV Unloading large crate from plane. CU Man working. SV Truck taking helicopter out of plane. SV Men working on pontoons. CU Man pumping up pontoon. SV Mechanic attaching rotor blade to copter. SV Man on Fork lift truck supporting blade. SV Man pinning rotor blade to copter. LV Copter taking off. CU Man watching. LV as copter goes away.

    BV two men taking out weather balloon. SV Man carrying weather balloon in stiff wind. CU Ditto. LV as they let the balloon go. LV Interior of weather station. CU Man talking on telephone. GV Pan Hercules swoop low.

    (F.G.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53954
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1738.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:17:00 / 01:22:45:00
    Canister:
    61/82
    Sort Number:
    61/082
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