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    Item title reads - London to Cape Town by air. God speed to Mr Alan J. Cobham on his 8,000 mile trip across darkest Africa. He hopes to do in a week what normally takes 75 days. Stag Lane Aerodrome. London.

    M/S of Mr Cobham stood with two other men next to the aeroplane. M/S as he gets in, C/U of him in the cockpit looking around. M/S as the aeroplane taxis then takes off. Various shots as it flies along.

    Intertitle - "The Taxi-Man of the air!" C/U of Mr Cobham's face.

    Note: this item is yellow tinted. There is a longer black and white version with the same title and similar footage on *PM0432*.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19953
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    432.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:15:00 / 01:12:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1242
    Sort Number:
    G 1242
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    Michael lugg burrell Untitled Workspace Sir Alan Cobham
  • Stills

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

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