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  • Short Summary

    Explorer Roald Amundsen sets off to fly over the North Pole.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Full title reads: "Nome, Alaska. Off to the North Pole! Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer, boards the 'Maud' for trip which he hopes to end with an airplane flight over North Pole."

    Nome, Alaska, United States of America (USA).

    A small rowing boat carries passengers out to larger sailing ship.

    Shots of various crew members and explorers on board.

    Shots of the 'Maud' moving out into the cold Arctic waters around Alaska.

    Flashframe intertitle reads: "Pathe News. The City of Nome, and the departure of the 'Maud' on its voyage to the 'top of the world'."

    LS of the 'Maud'. Closer shots of the ship.

    Flashframe intertitle reads: "Pathe News. The plane in which Captain Amundsen expects to circle the North Pole."

    Amundsen and pilot, both in flying gear inspect biplane. CU Roald Amundsen.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:19:00 / 01:31:34:00
    UN 61 H

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