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    Item about first flight over unchartered Endicott Range in Alaska.

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    Alaska, United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "From the Farthest North. Exclusive pictures by our Camera-man with Detroit Arctic Expedition".

    L/S of an aeroplane taking off on a field, the ground looks wet and marshy; the plane's wheels make big splashes. Panning shot of an aeroplane taking off.

    Intertitle: "The first flight ever made over the unchartered Endicott Range".

    M/S, looking under the wing of the stationary aeroplane, a group of Eskimos are looking curiously at the plane, the landscape is bleak and snow swept. M/S of two pilots in fur-lined parkers getting out of the aeroplane. M/S of the pilots standing with another man and a woman in front of the plane. M/S of the aeroplane parked in the snow, the pilots, Detroit explorers and group of Eskimos stand around it.

    Intertitle: "Eskimos 'tumble over themselves' at first sight of an aeroplane".

    L/S of the aeroplane, a snow blizzard blows around it, Eskimo youngsters do acrobatic flips and turns in front of the plane.

    Note: for more shots of dramatic snowy landscape, please see separate record fro FROM THE FARTHEST NORTH (version 2 of 2).

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:16:00 / 01:35:34:00
    G 1292

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