Endurance Fliers 1949

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Flivver Fliers Smash World's Endurance Mark". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Fullerton, California, United States of America (USA). American pilots Dick Reidel and Bill Barris create a world endurance record by remaining in air in single engined 'plane "The Sunkist Lady" for 727 Hours non-stop.

    MS People waiting on tarmac of airfield as single engined aircraft flies over (For super title)

    SV Mrs Reidel and Mrs. Barris waving from ground.

    SV Old record holders on top of car shaking hands with one of the fliers.

    LV Towards 'plane flying down tarmac.

    LV Pan 'plane flying low, Car running underneath.

    SV Petrol being passed from car to 'plane.

    LV Towards 'plane running over car, leaves car behind and flies.

    Possibly connected with 49/33 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:26:00 / 01:31:21:00
    UNSO Reel 055 C
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 055 C
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