Hovering Aeroplanes 1920

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Etampes, France.

Intertitle: "HOVERING AEROPLANES SOON! Successful trials of new 'Variable Wing' - the most notable advance in aeroplane construction of recent years".

C/U of the wings of an aeroplane. L/S of the aeroplane landing. C/U of the wing. M/S of three men standing in front...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
21973
Sort Number:
G 0716
Time in/Out:
01:57:36:00 / 01:59:34:00
Canister:
G 716
Film ID:
220.46
Issue Date:
28/10/1920

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