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Antarctic - Over the Ice Cap

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1845
Date Released
12 Oct 1964
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Queen in Canada
  2. 2Top Line - British Line
  3. 3Reward for Courage
  4. 4Antarctic - Over the Ice Cap

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Antarctic - Over the Ice Cap. DESCRIPTION: Ten Nations are combining in a first big study of the Antarctic, including about a hundred British scientists. As well as mapping the area the work includes research into geology, biology and meteorology. These are some of the pictures brought back by members of the British survey team after they’d completed their two year spell of duty. SHOTLIST: Key scene. GV ice cap. MS members of British Antarctic Survey team plan route. CU same. MCU map. CU map. LS dogs pull sledge. MS party and sledge. TS same. LS same. GV same. MCU man climbs ice cliff. CU sledge hauled up ice cliff. LAS same. CU Husky dogs pulled up cliff. LS same. CU same. LS same. LS sledge team cross ice cap. GV same cross crevice. LS same. BS sledge team. GV same across ice cap.
Keywords
Exploration and explorers
Locations
Antarctica
Footage sources
Central Office of Information
Card file number
88934
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
171
Story extras:

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