A story which shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew setting off for the ill fated expedition to Antarctica.
Item title reads - Sir Ernest Shackleton and his devoted band of explorers leave on the "Quest" for adventure in the Antarctic.
M/S as the "Quest" sails along and they raise the Union Jack, Sir Ernest waves from the ship, various shots as Tower Bridge opens its gate, M/S of the ship sailing through it, the bridge slowly closes afterwards.
Intertitle reads - 'Good luck and God speed to all - not forgetting "Quest"'.
Shot of the crew of the "Quest" posing for the camera, pans up to show them all. C/U of a young man standing with a little black kitten on his shoulder. M/S of the Quest sailing off, the crew wave.
Note: for another story about this expedition please see the story entitled 'Sir Ernest Shackleton' in G 792 on *PM0238*.