Prince Philip visits the Antarctic Exhibition at Imperial Institute.
GV. From the air, open spaces in the North Pole region, & GV. From the air. SV. Duke of Edinburgh looking at various photographs from the expedition at the Antarctic Exhibition at Imperial Institute, Perivale. SV. A husky dog with sledge and a man dressed in Antarctic gear. SV. Duke walks up to look at this. CU. Prince Philip. SV. Duke with group of officials. Pan to crabeater seal. CU. Crabeater seal. CU. Pan up the Emperor penguin. SV. Duke looking at wax figures of Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton - figures are taken from Madame Tussaud. CU. Scott. CU. Duke looking. SCU. Shackleton and Scott's feet. Pan up to the head and shoulders. CU. Zoom in to tins of food in box. SCU. Stove used at Shackleton base hut. CU. Tins of food that were recovered on Scott's last expedition to the South Pole. GV. Peter Scott, son of Robert Falcon Scott, flanked by food officials opening a tin at the Antarctic expedition. Food can worked on. CU Peter Scott still opening tin. CU. Top of the tin is lifted. SV. Group of food officials looking on. CU. Peter Scott smelling the food in the tin. CU. Food officials smelling another tin.
GV. Men walking across the snow covered land on Scott's expedition in 1911. SV. They drag a sledge behind them. LV. Tent they used. CU. Men preparing and eating food - on this expedition were Scott, Wilson, Bowers, etc. (library footage)
CU. The food being emptied out of tin into dish. CU. Peter Scott tries some of the food and nods his head with approval. CU. Another official tasting the food. CU. Peter Scott strikes one of the matches that were found among the goods. He smiles as it flares away.
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