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  • Short Summary

    Captain Amundsen returns to Oslo after his North Polar expedition and gets warm welcome.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Amundsen - national hero. King and people unite in tribute to intrepid explorer on his safe return from North Pole. Oslo, Norway.

    Various shots as people stand around looking serious, one of them may be King Haakon VII of Norway. L/S of crowds of people, the camera pans across them. M/S of Amundsen talking and of the crowds again. M/S of two men stood up in a carriage, L/S as it drives through the crowds. M/S of Amundsen waving from the balcony of the Grand Hotel. L/S as the crowds wave up to him. L/S as the carriage drives down the street.

    The above section is then repeated. M/S of men in naval uniform travelling down the river in a boat. People stand along the bank and shake hands with them when they get out.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:10:00 / 01:12:32:00
    G 1206

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