POLAR EXERCISE

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Year

1956

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

Unknown/None

Length

B&W, 9.5 minutes

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 10 16mm film- W3471/16BW87

Full Description

B&W 9 mins. 35mm 840 ft. Film Censor's Certificate No. G4623 (16 November 1956) NFU Film Information Sheet No. 124 Cat. Refs. 1957 p.9; 1958 p.10; 1962 p.11; 1967-68 p.27; 1973 p.42; 1977 p.18. B&W 9 mins. 35mm 840 ft. To train for the polar expedition, New Zealand members of the Antarctic party spend a period in the Mount Cook area. After training their husky dogs at the base camp, the party moves up the Tasman Glacier. Here dog training is intensified, equipment and techniques to be used in the Antarctic are tested, and special attention paid to the use and landing of planes on ice surfaces. Viewing copies : VHS Video- R.V. 10 16mm film- W3471/16BW87

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