• Short Summary

    American newsreel item showing Admiral Byrd building new camp in Antarctic.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Admiral Byrd in Antarctica for Geophysical Year, "Little America" , Antarctic.

    MS Byrd with group of scientists and explorers in Antarctic. Various shots of group having service of prayer - marking building of new Antarctic camp, "Little America". LS hauling up American flag. LS ship alongside at Ross Shelf, with penguins on ice in foreground. Various shots penguins. Various shots building of new camp.

    Date on dope sheet is 28/02/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2536.08
    Media URN:
    68234
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:02:00 / 01:17:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 2816 H

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