Scientists in the Antarctic

United Kingdom, 1952

Film
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An account of the work and living conditions of the scientists - meteorologists, zoologists and geologists - who man the seven British bases set up in the Falkland Islands Dependenices. The film also describes the annual cruise of the John Biscoe taking stores and replacements to the Dependencies. It reaches its climax with the relief of the men at Marguerite Bay who had been icebound for two years.

Credits

producer

Maxwell Munden

production company

Central Office of Information

Film Workshop

Language

English

Duration

00:15:12:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28248

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Antarctica

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Falkland Islands

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ice-breaking vessels

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Geology

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ice-breaking vessels

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geologists

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Ice-breaking vessels

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Meteorology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientists

Places → Antarctica

Places → Falkland Islands

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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