The White frontier

United Kingdom, 1953

Film
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An account of the work of the British North Greenland Expedition, 1952, which set out to probe the secrets of the Greenland ice-cap. Shows the arrival of the Norwegian sealing vessel at the Expedition’s southern base at Britannia, and the setting out of the small group of explorers to establish observations posts 250 miles from the main camp.

Credits

producer

Anthony Gilkison

production company

Rayant Pictures

Duration

00:16:47:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1953

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30436

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Arctic regions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Arctic regions - Discovery and exploration

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Greenland - Exploring expeditions

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Arctic regions - Research

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → Great Britain - History - 20th century

History → Greenland - Exploring expeditions

History → History

Places → Arctic regions

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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