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  • Description

    Auckland, New Zealand.

    Title reads 'World's Happiest Airman'.

    Various shots of pilot Fred Ladd loading his small plane up at Auckland, New Zealand. MS. The sea plane taxis into the water. LS. The plane moving along water before the take off. Various shot of Fred Ladd in the cockpit writing a message on top of a daily newspaper then flies low over a remote house and drops the paper out of window. Various shots of his passengers looking out of windows of plane. Various shots of the plane stopping at one of the islands off New Zealand. He makes one drop off and picks up another. LS. The plane taking off. More shots of the cockpit during flight and some aerial views over the countryside.

    (Comb. FG.)

    Date found in the old record - 30/09/1966.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    76770
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3218.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:10:00 / 01:42:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 4188 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 4188 H
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Auckland
  • Stills

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

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