• Short Summary

    Airman Lincoln Ellsworth gets warm reception when he returns on "Discovery II", the ship that rescued him from the Antarctic. Melbourne, Australia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Back from Antarctic. Rousing reception for Ellsworth at Melbourne.

    Melbourne, Australia.

    Various shots of the ship "Discovery II" coming in to dock. People run along to greet it. It is bringing home Lincoln Ellsworth and his pilot Herbert Hollick Kenyon who were rescued from the Antarctic. M/S of Lincoln walking down the gangplank smiling. Archdale Parkhill, Minister for Defence, greets him as he steps off and reads a speech congratulating him on his successful flight across the Antarctic. Lincoln makes a thank you speech and they all give him three cheers. Various shots as he signs autographs and shakes hands with the crowds.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    855.09
    Media URN:
    12421
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:31:00 / 01:18:56:00
    Canister:
    36/19

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