• Short Summary

    Good footage of Captain Bob Bartlett exploring Newfoundland and beyond.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ON FRINGE OF THE POLE - We start off with bluff old Captain Bob Bartlett to his happy hunting ground in the far north."

    M/S's of Captain Bob Bartlett introducing the film with a calf stood next to him. He says he is taking the calf with him on his return trip to Newfoundland by sailing ship. C/U of the cute looking calf. C/U's of Bartlett in Newfoundland declaring that it is a "grand place" as a base for the next step in their arctic expedition.

    Various shots of the village they are staying at including the small calf being returned to it's mother to "help the dairy industry." M/S of elderly man delivering a large milk churn to the modern looking dairy. Good footage of butter being made and packaged by machine. L/S's of Bartlett's sailing ship being loaded up with barrels and boxes of goods.

    M/S of Bartlett hanging form the rigging in a sou'wester. Several shots of the ship and crew getting to grips with a very rough looking sea.

    Intertitle reads: "In the next instalment we follow the hazardous trail of the "Fury" and where no ship has sailed for a century."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:04:00 / 01:55:35:00
    PT 209

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