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    Item title reads - Gordon Bennett balloon race. 18 balloons from seven nations compete - "Elsie", the British entry was wrecked by collision with train at Etaples. Brussels, Belgium.

    L/S of hot air balloons slowly taking off, L/S of the crowd watching from the side. M/S as one balloon sails away, one of them is kept down with netting over the top. M/S of a lady and some men watching and smiling. L/S of a balloon sailing high up. M/S of various ones on the ground and another sailing away. L/S of crowds waving as one balloon makes its way up. One with 'USA army' on the side is tethered on the ground, another one sails upwards.

    Note: this item is tinted yellow, there is a longer black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0406*.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19504
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    406.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:54:00 / 01:20:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1197
    Sort Number:
    G 1197
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

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