• Short Summary

    Antarctic explorer Vivian Fuchs gets a warm welcome on his return to Southampton.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. Welcome Home To Dr Fuchs".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    GV Liner ship 'Rangitoto' arriving at the Ocean Terminal, at Southampton. SV Name 'Rangitoto' on bow of the liner. SV Relatives waving on the quayside. LV Explorer Dr Vivian Fuchs and Mrs. Fuchs together with other members of the team waving from the ship. CU Dr. Fuchs daughter Mrs Hilary Brooks waving from the quayside. SV Dr. and Mrs. Fuchs with others waving. SV More relatives waving from the quayside.

    SV Interior shot with Dr. Fuchs shaking hands with his son, he kisses his daughter and shakes hands with his son-in-law. CU Panning shot of Dr. Fuchs making his way past reporters.

    SV Member of the RAF (Royal Air Force) contingent in the Antarctic, Peter Weston, holding his son Peter Anthony for the first time, he is kissing his wife.

    SV Husky dog alone on deck of the liner. CU Full head of the husky dog looking rather sad.

    GV Triumphal procession with Dr Fuchs and his second in command Mr Davis Weston riding in the jeep passed cheering crowds, in the background is the Norman Arch which was specially opened for the occasion. SV Ditto, both men standing up in jeep waving to the crowds as they drive passed. CU Children cheering. GV Crowds massing round Dr Fuchs' jeep. Angle shot of woman waving from window.

    SV Interior with Dr. Fuchs seated and being interviewed. Lead in or voice, question being asked 'Can we first of all ask what you think is the outstanding result of your expedition?' CU Dr Fuchs. CU Dr Fuchs speaking, nat.snd.
    (Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1531.18
    Media URN:
    49430
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:35:00 / 01:36:34:00
    Canister:
    58/39

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