• Short Summary

    The ship "Discovery II" leaves to search for airmen Lincoln Ellsworth and Hollick Kenyon, they are both found safe and well. Melbourne, Australia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Antarctic rescue dash. Discovery II leaves to search for lost explorers.

    Melbourne, Australia.

    L/S of supplies being loaded onto ship "Discovery II" which is getting ready to search for American flyer Lincoln Ellsworth and British born Hollick Kenyon in the Antarctic. C/U of RAAF Pilot Eric Douglas saying there is a good chance they may be found.

    M/S as observation plane is towed out to sea. C/U of the Flying Officer saying they have left nothing to chance. Various shots of the "Discovery II" as people wave it off from the dock. The two men were rescued unharmed.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    851.49
    Media URN:
    12205
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1936
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:27:00 / 01:57:30:00
    Canister:
    36/8

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