• Short Summary

    Antarctic expedition sets off - Woman celebrates 103rd Birthday - Wilfred Pickles speaks.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Names In The News".

    Shadwell Basin, London. SV L to R: Schumacher, Squadron Leader Walford, Captain John Giaver, Rogstad and Roer standing on deck of the ship 'Norsel' (a converted sealer). CU Walford pan to Capt. Giaver, leader of the expedition to the South Pole. CU Rogstad, radio operator, pan to Roer, surveyor. MV 'Norsel' alongside. CU Stern of ship showing name. MV Crane lifting supplies aboard for Antarctic voyage. SV Sledges lying at quayside. MV Crane lowering supplies. MV Men looking down hold. SV Top view men packing stores pan to cases of stores. SV Lifeboat pan to supplies stacked on deck. SV Collection of supplies stacked on deck pan to funnel. CU Top of funnel showing seal insignia.

    Intertitle reads: "Mrs Hannah Hazell".

    Leyton, London. SV Mrs Hazell peeling potatoes in kitchen. CU Mrs Hazell's hands putting saucepan on hob. SV Mrs Hazell ironing. SV Birthday cake and cards pan to Mrs Hazell and daughter reading telegram. CU Side view Mrs Hazell reading telegram - she is 103 - Britain's oldest woman.

    Intertitle reads: "Wilfred Pickles".

    Dorchester Hotel, London. SV Radio Star Wilfred Pickles rising to speak at Foyles' Luncheon in his honour. GV Pickles speaking. CU Frankie Howerd laughing. CU Bishop of London, J C Wand, laughing. CU Joy Nichols laughing. CU Pickles speaking. 'and discussing his wife and praising her, as I am now, and he said to his friend, 'd'you know my wife's an angel'. He said, 'By gum tha's a lucky, mine's still living'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.11
    Media URN:
    46519
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:36:00 / 01:19:39:00
    Canister:
    49/94

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