• Short Summary

    Augustine Courtauld is collected from Arctic research station - after 5 months alone.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Courtauld rescued ... after 5 months alone in Greenland's Arctic wastes. Dramatic and exclusive pictures to the Pathe Gazette by arrangement with 'The Times'."

    Greenland.

    Aerial views of the Greenland icecap. Lots of ice and snow. Shots of the coastline.

    Plane belonging to Captain Ironberg (sp?) loaded and prepared for take off to fetch Augustine Courtauld from his solitary place at a research camp in the snowy wastes. CU Pilot in snow gear. Shots of plane taking off.

    Men at the landing ground tend to fires creating smoke signals to allow the plane to come back to base. Plane lands.

    Shots of Courtauld with some of his rescuers. MS and CU of Courtauld as he smokes his pipe. CU of Courtauld smoking a cigar. Shot of Courtauld after he has shaved off his beard, he shakes hands with Captain Ironberg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.01
    Media URN:
    10592
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:02:31:00
    Canister:
    31/44

Comments (1)

  1. UllaNor says

    Captain Albin Ahrenberg arrived in a Junkers F. 13 (SE-ACK) together with flight mechanic Sigurd Malm and wireless operator Robert Ljunglund. The flight originated from Sweden.

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