• Short Summary

    Dr Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary arrive in New Zealand after Expedition to South Pole.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Zealand. Polar Heroes Arrive".
    Intertitle reads: "First Pictures of Fuchs and Hillary's welcome in Wellington".

    Dr Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary arrive after Expedition to South Pole.

    GV 'Endeavour' coming alongside dock at Wellington.

    SV name 'Transantarctic Expedition'.

    SV Members of expedition with children on quayside.

    Angle shot Hillary & Fuchs with members of expedition waving from bridge.

    CU Mrs. Fuchs and Lady Hillary looking anxiously up towards ship.

    SV Dr Fuchs coming down gangway followed by Sir Edmund Hillary. CU Hillary shaking hands and shaking hands with official.

    CU Fuchs and Hillary kissing their wives. SV Dr. Fuchs kissing his wife, Hillary kisses his wife. CU Hillary with wife. CU Dr Fuchs with wife.

    SV Bearded member of ship's company on deck with husky dog.

    GV Crowds. SV Mayor of Wellington, Mr Frank J Kitts, with Fuchs & Hillary and their wives.

    SV Dr Fuchs and party. SV Hillary and wife listening. Mayor addressing crowds. SV Dr Fuchs seated with wife.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:09:00 / 01:04:50:00

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