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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Boy Airman. Ten Year Old pilot flies safety plane at Washington".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Ten year old boy pilot (Gore Vidal). A young boy learns how to fly new kind of aeroplane with simple controls. M/S of boy, "Gene", standing in front of aeroplane with man. They have a stilted conversation about how easy new aeroplane is to fly. They then climb into cockpit and man takes boy through joystick movements. Various shots of aeroplane taking off and landing on an airfield. C/U of Gene and man.

    The aeroplane has a "department of commerce" sign on it - It may be a Hammond Y.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be dupe of item from 36/44 (LNER version).

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1936
    Sound:
    mute
    Media URN:
    80754
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2741.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:15:00 / 01:53:37:00
    Canister:
    36/44 / UNI GAZ ROLL 53
    Sort Number:
    36/044 / UNI GAZ 053
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    Sport & Leisure Science & Technology Entertainment & Humour
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    Famous Authors
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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