A Tragedy Of The Pacific 1937

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Full title reads: "A TRAGEDY OF THE PACIFIC".

Pacific Ocean.

Several shots of the mechanics working on the plane watched by Amelia Earhart. She is preparing for her round the world flight. Ms Earhart in front of the plane with her husband and her navigator - the three talking. Amelia...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
13587
Sort Number:
37/056
Time in/Out:
01:12:08:00 / 01:13:33:00
Canister:
37/56
Film ID:
927.14
Issue Date:
15/07/1937

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