Bravo Amy 1936

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    Full title reads: "Bravo Amy! Mrs. Mollison home again".

    Croydon Aerodrome, Greater London.

    Aviator, Amy Johnson, arrives home after record breaking flight to Cape Town (South Africa) and back.

    Panning L/S of aeroplane landing. Various shots of crowds, there to welcome Amy. They move towards the plane as it taxis.

    Various shots of Amy holding a bunch of flowers. She stands on a platform with various dignitaries, the crowd surrounding it cheer. She makes a speech thanking the crowd for their welcome and saying how glad she is to be back home. She has difficulty speaking over cheers of crowd.

    Policemen escort Amy through car to waiting car. She waves to crowd as the car drives off. She sits in the back with her husband and pet dachshund. The car is sponsored by the 'Daily Express'.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12983
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    883.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:43:00 / 01:14:07:00
    Canister:
    36/40
    Sort Number:
    36/040
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