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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 then lands and taxis.

    M/S as Mr Cobham gets out of his seat and leans over to talk to a man, he jumps out. M/S of him talking to a man while he is still in the aeroplane. C/U of him sitting and talking. Various shots as the aeroplane taxis, then takes off and flies along and lands. M/S as a lady is helped down from the aeroplane followed by a man, they stand with Mr Cobham.

    Note: there is a shorter yellow tinted version of this item with the same title and footage on *PM0432*.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:13:00 / 01:11:01:00
    G 1242
    Sort Number:
    G 1242
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration
    Cobham cape town 9 Michael lugg burrell Untitled Workspace Sir Alan Cobham Cobham Film Cobham - Alan Cobham anniversary
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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