Maclaren Flyer AKA Mclarren Flyer Or Maclaren… 1924

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    MacLaren's World attempt fails.

    Title: "East! West! ... Home's best. Squadron-Leader MacLaren found a family welcome awaiting him".

    M/S of MacLaren with his wife and two small children sitting on an outdoor swinging settee. M/S of MacLaren playing cricket in his garden with his son, his wife and daughter look on, the daughter kicks a ball around. C/U of MacLaren smiling at the camera.

    Intertitle: "Remember that in March MacLaren left on his brave attempt to fly round the World?"

    M/S of MacLaren and his co-pilots sitting in the cockpit of their large aeroplane. L/S of the aeroplane being pushed down a ramp into the sea by a large crowd of men, panning shot follows the plane as it prepares to take off from the water.

    Note: different spellings of name - MacLaren - also spelt - Mclarren in old paperwork. AH 2000.

    Note: for more stories about MacLaren please see - MACLAREN ARRIVES IN CLACUTTA in G 1071, GOOD LUCK AND GOD SPEED in G 1071, US WORLD FLIERS HERE - G 1104 and HIS HEROIC FAILURE - G 1122. AH 2000.

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    British Pathé
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    01:59:49:00 / 02:00:51:00
    G 1123
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    G 1123
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    Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935
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