• Short Summary

    New British Lancaster plane 'Aries' tests its North Pole navigation equipment.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ARIES - THE NORTH POLE PLANE".

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    Close up shot of the plane's nose with 'Aries' painted on it. Crowd gathered around the plane. The plane just returned from its trip to North Pole where they tested new navigation equipment adjusted to low temperatures. Wing Commander McKinnley leaving plane. Close up shot of Wing Commander McKinnley shaking hands with an officer. Various shots of the plane's crew leaving he plane and shaking hands with several officers. Panning shot from wing to wing of the Lancaster, crowds around. Several shots of the Arctic kit being unloaded. Pan along the crew members lined up in front of plane.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1155.12
    Media URN:
    40013
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:30:00 / 01:42:38:00
    Canister:
    45/45

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