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Title:TEAM POLAR 2000 - ROYAL MARINES UNSUPPORTED WALK TO THE NORTH POLE (EDITED HIGHLIGHTS FROM RESOLUTE BAY PREPARATION AREA) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6659
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 2000s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Edited compilation showing preparations for the Team Polar 2000 expedition, the attempt by two Royal Marine commandos, Corporal Alan Chambers and Marine Charlie Paton, to reach the geographical North Pole without support. The preparations took place at Resolute Bay, North West Territories, Canada.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Antrobus, Stuart (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 30; Running time: 30
Notes: Summary: this tape shows the preparation in February and early March 2000. The attempt itself was ultimately successful. Corporal Chambers also took part in the earlier attempt, the Polar North Expedition, in 1998.
Technical: labelled "Master".