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 Cuthbert of John A. Aboard ship speaking on ship to shore telephone. Mid shot of captain Kelso of Sydney office on phone. Mid shot officer of Sydney office noting route on map.

    Aerial shot of ice field showing ship ploughing through ice. Mid shot showing White whales. Medium shot showing bows of ship going through ice camera pans alongside the ship. Medium shot showing helicopter being got ready for use. CU Top of helicopter showing rota blades in movement. Aerial shot showing ship ploughing through thick ice. CU Looking over bows of ship breaking up ice.

    Medium view showing ice that has been broken up in wake of ship. Aerial view of ice field. Interior view from ships bridge looking through window showing two other ships in ice field. CU Water camera pans up to show the path that has been cut through ice. Medium shot interior of bridge of ship showing one crew member helm other at compass. Aerial view showing John A. MacDonald with two other ships astern.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    69001
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2923.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:13:00 / 01:18:22:00
    Canister:
    61/24
    Sort Number:
    61/024
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