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  • Description

    Full title missing, according to issue sheet it reads: "Everybody will be flying soon when inventor perfects his human bird device ... though first tests failed".

    Lancashire.

    Various shots of group of men attaching glider wings to roof of car. M/S of car; man sits behind wheel, another man (the inventor) lies on roof of car and is strapped to underside of the wings. His arms are attached to poles that make the wings flap. M/S of inventor flapping wings. L/S of car driving across sandy beach. Point of view shot from vehicle driving next to car - the inventor is flapping like mad. C/U of inventor standing next to car, he wears a flying helmet and blows a kiss to the camera.

    Cuts / out takes follow at 01:49:08. Shots same or similar to those in edited part of story.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26465
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    658.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:45:00 / 01:49:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1351
    Sort Number:
    G 1351
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Vintage gliders Early Aviation AVBA4
  • Stills

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

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