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  • Short Summary

    Admiral Byrd's expedition to the South Pole.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused materials.

    Shots taken during Admiral Byrd's expedition to the South Pole, Antarctic.

    L/S one of the ships of the task force. L/S Captain George Dufek being transferred from one ship to another by breeches buoy. The line suddenly snaps and he falls into sea. C/U. turbulent sea. L/S as he is picked up by a boat. C/U jet-propelled RAD seaplane taking off from the USS Philippine to fly to the base camp. M/S Stars and Stripes flag being hoisted over the frozen wastes.

    Date given on old record is 19/05/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2369.04
    Media URN:
    66469
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:49:00 / 01:03:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 1710 K

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