Russian expedition leaving North Russia to go to the North Pole.
Full title reads: "RUSSIAN POLAR EXPEDITION IN THE FROZEN NORTH".
Northern Russia (Soviet Union).
Plane landing on field covered in snow. Children running towards the plane. Russian people gathered around the plane - they have Asian features. Russian Polar expedition preparing to fly to the North Pole. This is their last stop - presumably. Several shots of the members of the expedition, radio equipment, supplies etc. Men are taking the wheels off the plane and fitting ice skids instead. Men kissing, saying goodbye on their departure. Plane taking off. Map with a diagram of the movement of the expedition - they have arrived on the North Pole. Pilots in cockpit of the plane. Leader of the expedition is Otto Schmit (sp?).
Note: There are several interruptions during this item - picture disappears for a very short time and reappears again.