• Short Summary

    Famous 'snow cruiser' nearly crashes when most luxuriously fitted out expedition reaches South Polar regions.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: First Pictures Byrd in the Atlantic

    ANTARCTIC: Little Ax America:
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    Back view U.S. Polard ship 'The Star' in snow
    CU anchor past back ice.
    Side view ship past ice.
    CU iceberg.. man in f-g.
    Gen. view of school of whales.
    Side view of 2nd ship 'The Bear' reaching base.
    Gen. view unloading Snow Cruiser...nearly crashes.
    Side view Snow Cruiser starts off...cameraman in f-g.
    Gen. back view Cruiser away over ice.
    High elev. view of huskies & sled.
    Long view dog team on way.
    Semi view rescuing dogs which fell down crevasse.
    CU tractor overturned in ice.
    CU of seal on ice.
    Gen. view men catching seal on ice with net.
    CU 2 penguins.
    High elev. view of penguin jumps in and out of water.

    Vehicles; Personalities - Explorers; Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957)
    Background: Famous 'snow cruiser' nearly crashes when most luxuriously fitted out expedition reaches South Polar regions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABKGYMISJ74PKRC3J9YUG7BDNF
    Media URN:
    VLVABKGYMISJ74PKRC3J9YUG7BDNF
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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