• Short Summary

    Motor vessel Theron sails with the advance party of the British Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

  • Description

    Millwall Docks, London.

    CU. Stern of ship showing name 'Theron - Halifax'. SV. Ship. SCU. Stores going aboard (3 shots). SCU. Captain and his wife talking to member of expedition. SV. Crates on quayside marked Auster Aircraft. SV. Deck, with man pointing out to two visitors, aircraft strapped on deck. CU. Vet. SV. Husky coming aboard. SV. Another husky coming aboard. SCU. Vet inoculating a husky dog. SV. Men in crows nest. CU. Sir John Hunt, Everest hero, shaking hands with Flight Lieutenant Haslop. SV. Dr Vivian Fuchs, leader of the expedition, coming aboard. CU. Dr Fuchs. CU. Dr Fuch's wife and daughter waving goodbye. SV. Dr Fuchs and members of the crew waving goodbye.

    (Lav.) (Orig.C.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    547.36
    Media URN:
    31180
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:16:00 / 01:52:17:00
    Canister:
    55/92

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