British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Spot News from Near and Far: Lima Expedition

Series

Series Name
British Paramount News

Issue

Issue No.
1692
Date Released
19 May 1947
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1French Show Way with Bandits
  2. 2Spot News from Near and Far: Fire
  3. 3Spot News from Near and Far: German Loot
  4. 4Spot News from Near and Far: Howard Hughes Demonstrates New Radar Plane
  5. 5Spot News from Near and Far: Lima Expedition
  6. 6Spot News from Near and Far: Georgia
  7. 7Mr Churchill Gets Highest French Honour

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 7
Section Title
Spot News from Near and Far
Summary
Believing that a group of South Sea islands were first populated by South American Indians Scandinavian scientists attempt crossing of Pacific from Peru to Tahiti in primitive-type craft such as their predecessors must have used on the journey.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Exploration and explorers
Locations
Peru; Callao
Footage sources
Paramount [United States]
Library number
16204
Length of story (in feet)
58
Story extras:

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean
Email
info@screenocean.com
Web
http://reuters.screenocean.com/
Phone
+44(0)1954 262052
Address
124 Horseferry Road,
London
SW1P 2TX
Notes
British Pathe Ltd (qv) also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
Series held
View all series held by Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 53 times.