An expedition to the North Pole begins its first stage by boat from Falmouth, Cornwall.
Item title reads - By airship to the North Pole? Algarsson North Polar Expedition leaves on first leg of great adventure. Falmouth, Cornwall.
M/S of the ship in the harbour, it has huge masts. M/S as the camera pans along the side of it as it sails along. M/S of two men sat on deck plotting the course on a map, they also hold up a horse shoe for good luck.
Intertitle - ' Grettier Algarsson, Leader of North Polar Expedition.' C/U of his face, he laughs.
Intertitle - 'Captain F.A. Worsley - of "Endurance and Quest fame."' C/U of him speaking, he looks at the camera.
Intertitle - 'H. Humphreys, R.A.F. will pilot the blimp.' C/U of him laughing and smoking a cigarette.
Intertitle - 'J. Marr, M.A., B.Sce. "Scout Marr" of the Shackleton Expedition.' C/U of him smoking a cigarette.
L/S of the ship sailing along, various shots as it sails near the coast.