Operation Ice Breaker 1961

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Operation ice breaker. Canada.

Medium shot icebreaker ploughing through ice. CU Ice breaking up from around bows of ship. CU Bows of ship ploughing through ice showing name John A. MacDonald. Medium shot interior of engine room. Medium shot interior men working at controls. Mid shot Captain...

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Cataloguer:
Howard
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
69001
Sort Number:
61/024
Time in/Out:
01:17:13:00 / 01:18:22:00
Canister:
61/24
Film ID:
2923.07
Issue Date:
23/03/1961

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