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    Mondoore, France.

    Full titles read: "FINDING THEIR WINGS !"

    L/S's of the picturesque hills in the French countryside. M/S of a man standing next to a machine used to winch the gliders into the air. L/S's of a gliders being towed up the side of the mountain. L/S of a small weather balloon being released. M/S of the French gliding champion Mitzler climbing into his glider. the glider is released into the air.

    Various shots of the glider soaring high in the sky over France. L/S's of the glider landing in a field. The commentator says due to the increased traffic in the skies as a result of the popularity of gliding that "even birds will have to pass a driving test. Nice animated footage of a small bird flapping its wings whilst holding an 'L' for learner label in its mouth.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39036
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1120.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:57:00 / 01:44:39:00
    Canister:
    PT 287
    Sort Number:
    PT 287
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    Vintage gliders
  • Stills

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

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