• Short Summary

    Footage of Captain Bob Bartlett about to embark on his latest Polar exploration. New York.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Titles read: "Now for an old 'Pictorial' favourite - bluff old - CAPTAIN BOB BARTLETT"

    "The famous Polar explorer (he accompanied Peary on his dash to the North Pole) starts on another exciting trip beyond Greenland's Icy Mountains." L/Ss of cow being loaded into container and lifted onto Bartlett's ship. C/U of the cow mooing. L/Ss of Bartlett's ship leaving New York, people wave from the shore.

    M/S of Bartlett surrounded by passengers. He says, "Her we are again, on are way bound to Greenland. Bartlett introduces us to passenger Mrs Stafford who is Peary's daughter. She says she is very pleased to be on board with Bartlett. L/S of New York skyline. M/S of Bartlett joking with two young boys (possibly sons of Mrs Stafford). M/S of Bartlett saying that he wished that everyone could come along - "but you'll see it now through Pathe News." "Look out for his adventures in forthcoming issues of the Pathe Pictorial."

    Cataloguer's note: In other 'Pictorials' the continuation of this story is known as 'IN PEARY'S FOOTSTEPS'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:48:00 / 01:52:46:00
    PSP 766

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