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    Captain Amundsen's Polar Airship on its way to the Pole.

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    Title: "The POLAR AIRSHIP 'Norge' completes second stage of adventurous journey, arriving at Oslo in 11 hrs. from Pulham".

    L/S of an airship flying over some pine trees, in the foreground are three flag poles with the Norwegian, Swiss and American flags flying. Various L/Ss of the airborne airship, the word 'Norge' is painted on the side in large letters. L/S of the airship coming into moor itself on the top of a metal mast.

    High angled shot, probably taken from the top of the mast, of a team of men tugging a long rope. C/U of the Norwegian flag blowing in the breeze, the airborne airship can be seen in the distance.

    Intertitle: "Capt. Amundsen off to Spitzbergen, his 'jumping off place' for dash to the Pole".

    C/U of two men in bowler hats coming though the front door of a town house - Captain Amundsen is on the right of the screen. C/U of Captain A. and companion looking out of the window of railway carriage, both men lean out of the window to shake hands with people on the platform.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:48:00 / 01:40:06:00
    G 1257

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