• Short Summary

    A story which shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew setting off for the ill fated expedition to Antarctica.

  • Description

    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*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    244.06
    Media URN:
    22506
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1921
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:57:00 / 01:07:53:00
    Canister:
    G 809

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