• Short Summary

    Convoys of war supplies travel through Alaskan mountains.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ALCAN ROAD".

    Canada.

    Close up shot of a map showing the route which the Alaskan Highway takes across Canada. Various shots of the convoys of supplies moving along the highway into Canada through the Alaskan mountains. At stopping places they meet trappers and go through early Canadian towns. At one of the stopping places the convoy drivers play around with a grizzly bear who is quite playful. Convoy continues, they move through the old town called Whitehorse.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1097.07
    Media URN:
    38245
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:04:00 / 01:10:40:00
    Canister:
    43/89

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