Pathe celebrate news of Sir Edmund Hillary reaching the South Pole.
Full title reads: " Hillary Reaches Pole".
CU New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary. GV Of the Himalayas. SV Hillary and Tensing with others coming down the mountainside after the conquest of Mount Everest. GV Street scene in Nepal. LV Crowds cheering. SV. Tensing, Sir John Hunt and Hillary garlanded.
Aerial view Antarctic wastes and a camp. LV Camp site and men digging out snow. SV Man digging out snow. Aerial view Tractors and dog team in the Antarctic on the move. CU Wind blowing across Antarctic wastes. SV Pan dog team. SV Sir Edmund and Mrs Hillary and Dr. Fuchs. CU Hillary with his wife smiling.
(All library shots to mark reaching of South Pole.)