• Short Summary

    Gabriel Gonzalez Videla (president of Chile) and his wife and family on an expedition to Discovery Bay and Graham Land in the Antarctic to inspect the bases

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Expedition by Chilean President to Antarctic

    ANTARCTIC: Various:
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    CHILE Chilean expedition sets out with President Videla to lands claimed by Chile. First call at "Discovery Bay" Goes ashore and inspects the base. Then on to Graham Land accompanied by wife and family. Base had been established named after General o'Higgens - liberator of Chile and Peru. After inaugurating the base, Pres. Videla unveils a memorial to Gen o'Higgens.


    DISCOVERY BAY Visited by expedition under Chilean President Gonzales Videla after Chilean base is established there, after Chilean claim to the island


    GRAHAM LAND visited by President Videla and family of Chile after a base set up there by Chile who claims the land. Base named after General O'Higgins, and Videla unveils a memorial to him. Military detachment left behind to "Hold the Fort"


    Memorial Memorial to Gen O'higgins unveiled on Graham Land by Pres. Videla of Chile. O'Higgins was liberator of Peru and Chile


    o'HIGGINS - LIBERATOR OF CHILE AND PERU Statue unveiled to him at Graham Land by Chilean president Gonzales Videla. Base named after him on Graham Land.


    Gabriel Gonzales Videla - Pres. of Chile Heads Chilean expedition to Antarctic. First call at "Discovery Bay" where a chilean base has been established. Comes ashore and inspecting base and re-affirmed Chile's claim to island. Then visited Graham Land, accompanied by wife and family. Second base set up and named after General O'Higgins, liberator of Chile and Peru


    Personalities - Politicians; Exploration; Chile; Gabriel Gonzalez Videla

    territory, territories, guard of honour
    Background: Gabriel Gonzalez Videla (president of Chile) and his wife and family on an expedition to Discovery Bay and Graham Land in the Antarctic to inspect the bases

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9FIVTN7FGBVFUXF0HEPQ7588U
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FIVTN7FGBVFUXF0HEPQ7588U
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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