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World News Items: Ice Breaker

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1220A
Date Released
23 Oct 1952
Date submitted
20 Oct 1952
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Royal Engagements
  2. 2Royal Engagements
  3. 3World News Items: New UN Session
  4. 4World News Items: One Man Sub
  5. 5World News Items: Junior Art
  6. 6World News Items: Jap Princess Weds
  7. 7World News Items: Ice Breaker
  8. 8World News Items: Naval Background
  9. 9The Motor Show
  10. *Scotland’s Narrow Victory at Cardiff
  11. *Loughborough Students’ Carnival

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Story

Story No. within this Issue
7 / 9
Section Title
World News Items
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: World News Items - Ice Breaker. DESCRIPTION: Somewhere in the Arctic, the United States Coast Guard Ice-breaker Eastwind was recently forced northwards by an ice pack to within 442 nautical miles of the North Pole. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. MS of the ice-breaker, Eastwind. Various shots of the ship making its way through picturesque ice floes, also caught in ice packs. Helicopter takes off from ship, aerial of the icy land, shows how the ship is caught by the ice. Various close-ups of the cracking ice-bergs.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Environment; Aviation; Military; Scenery and travel
Locations
Arctic
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
57995
Credits:
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Length of story (in feet)
63
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