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  • Short Summary

    Crowds and huge parade greet Arctic Explorer, Commander Byrd, on his return to New York.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "America honours her North Pole Hero. Cmdr Byrd and his companion - first men to fly over the top of the World ... receive remarkable greeting on their return home".

    Various high angled L/S of a parade marching down a crowd lined 5th Avenue past New York library. Commander Byrd walks at the front of the parade, tipping his hat to the cheering crowds. L/S of a parade going into a large building, there are more crowds and troops of soldiers. C/U of Byrd talking to a woman holding a bouquet (his wife?). C/U of Byrd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    508.13
    Media URN:
    25874
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:58:00 / 01:28:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1308

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