Scientists and soldiers undertake tests in the icy North.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "Rare Films From Arctic Ice Cap". American voiceovered newsreel material.
Arctic Ice Cap.
Travelling shot of ice capped landscape. LS Man digging ice. CU Notice 'Operations - Arctic Task Force'. LS Men digging trenches in the ice. GV Man with lamp walking through cave of ice followed by another man. AV Supply trains on snow covered ground. GV Snow covered ground with the wind blowing. Various shots of dome being prepared for meteorological observations to collect important weather data. LS Derrick. CU Drilling in the ice. CU Engineers studying ice samples. MS Men setting explosives into the ground. LS's of the explosion. Two shots of tank moving along.
(F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 02/09/1957.