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  • Short Summary

    American explorer, Commander Byrd, preparing for new expedition to North Pole by air.

  • Description

    Location of events is unknown - probably somewhere in United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "To The North Pole By Air. Cdr. Byrd (left) claims new record for America. (Exclusive pictures will appear in later Editions)."

    C/U of two men standing on the deck of a ship, chatting. Explorer, Admiral Lieutenant Commander Byrd, stands on the left. M/S of Byrd and three other men looking at a large map, once again they are on the deck of a ship. Byrd marks out a route on the map with a pencil, the other men study it carefully.

    Note: Commander Byrd is also known as Captain Byrd or Admiral Richard E Byrd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    496.19
    Media URN:
    25767
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:40:00 / 01:54:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1295

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