• Short Summary

    A ship sets of for the South Pole to relieve crew of scientific expedition.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Antwerp. Antarctic Explorers Set Sail".

    Antwerp, Belgium.

    GV Pan down Antwerp quay side where the Danish ship "Magga Dan" is moored. SV Men storing petrol cans on the deck. SV Oil drums being fastened down with cables.

    VS Library shots of people on the ice in the Antarctic - with snow sledges and husky dogs. Interior shots of quarters with scientists working at desk. Shots of bed room with man working at desk. More shots of men working outside in the cold.

    GV The "Magga Dan" moored at Antwerp. VS of friends and families saying goodbye to the crew who are sailing to relieve the group already near the South Pole. CU Ship's dog sitting on deck. MV of crew waving from decks. TV of people waving from the quay. GV ditto. Pan up to show the Magga Dan moving out in mid-stream.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1745.10
    Media URN:
    54099
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:38:00 / 01:18:02:00
    Canister:
    64/4

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