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  • Short Summary

    American explorer Admiral Richard Byrd gets a great welcome on return to New York.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New York. Back from the South Pole. Blizzard of ticker-tape greets Admiral Byrd - America's intrepid Polar explorer."

    New York, United State of America.

    A three masted sailing boat comes into New York harbour.

    We see Polar explorer Admiral Richard E Byrd walking down gang plank.

    CU of Byrd waving his hat from a car.

    Shots of ticker-tape parade to celebrate his return from Antarctica.

    A fireboat sprays water into the air.

    More shots of the parade as it halts outside a building - probably City Hall.

    Quick shot of the bow of the boat / ship Macom.

    Sound Track Missing.

    Note: Commander Byrd is also known as Captain Byrd or Admiral Richard E Byrd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    713.35
    Media URN:
    6301
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:37:00 / 01:58:38:00
    Canister:
    30/10

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