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Title:POLAR NORTH EXPEDITION 1998 (HIGHLIGHTS TAPE) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6714
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Highlights of the final preparations for the attempt by Sergeant Sean Chapple and Corporal Alan Chambers of the Royal Marines to walk unsupported to the North Pole.
Description: Posed shots of the two Marines pulling their sleds across the ice, across flat snow and ice ridges. At the base, team members describe to local children the background to the trip and the clothing and equipment they will be taking with them. Final packing and inventory of equipment as sleds are prepared. Snow is bulldozed from runway prior to the start of the expedition: flight briefing is held. Final interview and messages before departure. Aircraft takes off. Final repeat shots of aircraft taking off.