• Short Summary

    American fliers are trapped on a Greenland ice.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Race To Rescue Airmen Trapped On Arctic Icecap." American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Greenland.

    GV Aerial shot arctic wastes of Greenland. Aerial view of crashed American aircraft, C47 Dakota.

    LV Aircraft wreck - camera flying away from.

    LV Flying Fortress rescue plane stuck in soft snow.

    MS Aerial view flying away from Flying Fortress on ground.

    LV Aircraft towing glider to scene of crash.

    LV Aerial crashed glider on ice.

    LV Aircraft towing another glider to scene.

    SV US Airmen throwing supplies out of door of plane.

    LV Aerial view wrecked aircraft.

    LV Aerial view plane flying over wreck.

    LV Towards aerial view of wreck, flying onto second wrecked plane.

    Possibly connected with 49/1 - MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1526.07
    Media URN:
    59871
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:29:00 / 01:08:05:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 049 E

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The same pictures, but with a different commentary can be seen in clip 1403.07.

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