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    Video Roll Title: first pictures of General Nobile at his Arctic Base and airship 'Italia'

    Good shots of Italian aeronautical engineer and explorer General Umberto Nobile and his polar expedition

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    NORWAY, SPITZBERGEN, KINGS BAY

    SLATE INFORMATION: FIRST ACTUAL PICTURES OF GENERAL NOBILE AT ARCTIC BASE ON UNLUCKY NORTH POLE EXPEDITION

    snow scene, man across in snow,and out of scene, airship above across sky / PAN snow scene, mountains and wind blowing snow across screen / airship "ITALIA" in sky (good shot) / airship over snowy hills / airship "ITALIA" heading down

    TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL. The dirigible Italia breasting the icy winds that brought the crew of 18 to grief on the return from the top of the world.

    "ITALIA" across sky / snow scene, mountains and wind blowing snow / airship in sky then over base / airship coming down near base (group of small houses and radio masts) / "ITALIA" in the air PAN to more small houses spread across snow field, men around / PAN snow field from mooring mast ALONG long line of men (some on skis ), mountains in background / men lined up observing, skis upright in snow, mountains in background (sun over scene) / airship (fron view) coming and looking as though it were about to land on top of mountain in background

    TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL. The big ship is berthed preparatory to continuing he flight Northward.

    airship, several men spread around, mountains in background / men at bottom of mast (see seq. 13), some on skis, PAN to top of mast where airship is berthed, front part of airship / lower part of airship, cabin and propellors very visible, men gathered underneath, looking on and mooring it with ropes,

    TITLE: INTERNATONAL NEWSREEL. General Umberto Nobile -- valiant commander now lost with his companions in the vast wilderness.

    men around cabin, Gen. Nobile talking to them through cabin window / Gen, Nobile, talking from inside cabin (handsome man, energetic face, about 30 - in uniform) / (excellent shot) Gen. Nobile inside cabin, talking / airship and cabin in background, crowd of men moving away from airship towards camera.
    Background: Video Roll Title: first pictures of General Nobile at his Arctic Base and airship 'Italia'

    Good shots of Italian aeronautical engineer and explorer General Umberto Nobile and his polar expedition

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1YDG2B3DI9C37Z800BL5QHN6P
    Media URN:
    VLVA1YDG2B3DI9C37Z800BL5QHN6P
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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