Soviet ship takes scientists on arctic expedition.
Title reads: "Science on Ice".
Russian scientists on ice floe. L/S Russian / Soviet icebreaker "Lenin" coming towards camera through the ice. L/S ice breaking up as ship moves through it. L/S deck of the ship. C/U men working on charts in ship's cabin. C/U the chart. Aerial view of the "Lenin" coming through the ice.
G/V of ship's deck: men are working on huts that will house the scientific team on the ice floe. Panning C/U man fixing porthole window into hut. G/V as the "Lenin" come to a halt in the ice.
C/U men shovelling snow away on the ice. G/V as they set off a charge. G/V men working at night on the ice in a blizzard. C/U two of the men working. C/U Russian / Soviet flag flying in daylight. G/V flag being hoisted and a man fires a pistol. L/S aircraft flying over the camp. Air to ground shot camp.