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    Title reads: "The Paris to London Flight. Mr. Moisant and his machine".

    Rainham, Kent.

    American aviator John Moisant (also spelt Moissan) flies aeroplane from Paris to London. The aeroplane has a small body, large curved wings like a bird's and bicycle wheels. Moisant has already made the flight from Paris and is now in Kent demonstrating his plane for the British press. Side view aeroplane being pulled up a ramp. Plane's propeller spinning, a few men hold onto the plane. Shot of Moisant in pilot's seat. Plane taxis past, crowd watches in background. Aeroplane flying away, it goes over barn in distance. Shot of plane on ground with small crowd gathered near it and more people watching from further back.

    American cataloguers' note: Moisant died in a plane wreck later in 1910.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    76991
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2450.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:43:00 / 01:01:32:00
    Canister:
    ON 383 C
    Sort Number:
    ON 383 C
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Technology - Planes Linda Kaye Luke McKernan story of pathe eps 1 and 3 Britain 1914
  • Stills

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

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