• Short Summary

    Road engineers fly over Alaska in preparatory work for a new highway.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Now Pathetone Lightens The 'Blackout' With - ALOFT OVER ALASKA!"

    Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Various shots of a seaplane being fuelled and the crew and Eskimo guide getting ready for take off for a reconnoitre trip to Alaska for a new highway. Several aerial shots of mountains and rivers in Alaska and the city of Dawson. Road engineers who are planning the Alaskan highway sit looking at maps in the plane. Commentator says there are plans to build a tunnel between American and Asia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1198.16
    Media URN:
    41442
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:37:00 / 01:29:39:00
    Canister:
    PT 515

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