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    Full title reads: "Just like a snowstorm! New York accords the two triumphal flyers a most wonderful reception as they pass along Broadway amid showers of paper."

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Massive ticker tape parade for aviators Wiley Post and Harold Gatty.

    Intertitle reads: "Mayor Walker says a few words."

    New York Mayor James 'Gentleman Jimmy' Walker stands with Post and Gatty and makes speech. He presents them with medals.

    Fire ships spray water into the air in celebration in the harbour.

    More shots of large ticker tape parade.

    N.B. Was originally part of previous story - 'Return of World Wonder Flyers'.

    Post and Gatty wave to crowds from back of car.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    12502
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    859.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:29:00 / 01:27:56:00
    Canister:
    31/56
    Sort Number:
    31/056
  • Appears in...

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    Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935
  • Stills

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

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