• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh visits the whaling men during his tour of Antarctica.

  • Description

    South Georgia, Antarctica.

    LV. Whaling ship lying alongside the royal yacht Britannia. SV. Back view, Duke of Edinburgh leaning over the side looking. SV. Back view, sailors on side of ship arranging for basket to be sent over. AS. The basket with the Duke in it, he waves, he seems to lose his gloves which fall down into the water. He looks down for it, amid waving to other people. TV. The basket is lowered aboard whaler and it gets on deck. Duke steps out. LV. From whaler, she pulls away from Britannia. LV. Duke stands on type of bridge on the whaler, with him is another man, probably Duke's Private Secretary, Lieutenant Commander Michael Parker. LV. The whaler steaming along. SV. On board whaler showing the harpoon gun. SV. Group on bridge, Prince Philip in the group. GV. Pack ice shot from the whaler. TV. & SV. Thick ice in water. SCU. Duke standing on the bridge looking down, then he points. TV. Seal or walrus running along the ice and into the water as the boat goes by. SV. Men on bridge. GV. From boat, showing coastline covered in snow. CU. Duke looking from the bridge. LV. Two walrus playing on the shore with penguins near them. LV. Group of penguins standing on rocks as the boat proceeds along. CU. Walrus making its way across rocks. SV. The Duke standing and looking at walrus. SV. Walrus proceeds to make its way over rocky ground. SV. The Duke walking along and believed Parker. GV. Duke walking across snow covered land, husky standing in foreground. LV. Duke walks along accompanied by Parker and other men. SV. Large group of penguins standing on the rocks. LV. The Duke feeding penguins and next to him is Mr Parker. SCU. Duke bending over looking at penguins and one is quite near to him.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene H.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:59:00 / 01:45:49:00

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