On The Fringe Of The Pole No. 5 1934

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Soundtrack currently missing.

Titles read: 'On the Fringe of the Pole No. 5. In the staunch little "Morrissey" we journey with bluff old Capt. Bartlett to the far North. "Braving the ice-choked waters".'

Exact location of events unknown - somewhere near the North Pole!

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
57903
Sort Number:
PT 215
Time in/Out:
01:06:56:00 / 01:10:39:00
Canister:
PT 215
Film ID:
3199.04
Issue Date:
07/05/1934

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  • The "Morrissey" is the schooner "Effie M. Morrisey".

    "C/U of it with the inscription 'Pringles of HBMS - HECLA..." - this is the gravestone for James Pringle, a seaman on board HMS Hecla, who died on 18 May 1922 while on an expedition here......

    http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=md34V9vdlEsC&pg=PA80&lpg=P
    A80&dq;="james+pringle"+hecl
    a&source=bl&ots=_qe2xLVZHw&s
    ig=NxkU4ETEqSTdAMFOR6N0uZWPB-g&hl=en#v=onepage&q="james%2
    0pringle" hecla&f=false

    jamied 10th May 2012
  • "HBMS" on the gravestone stands for His Britannic Majesty's Ship (Hecla).

    jamied 10th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 21st Jun 2012

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