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  • Description

    Item title reads - New balloons soar in Gordon Bennett race. St. Louis - 6 foreign bags (rest of title is obscured by timecode.).

    L/S of crowds on the ground, M/S of huge hot air balloons. M/S as men attach sandbags to the netting, the camera pans across them. M/S of the balloons suspended in the air. M/S's as people gather around one ready to go. L/S of one floating in the air. M/S of United States Navy balloon in the air displaying the Star Spangled Banner, pan down to basket underneath. M/S of Good Year airship flying in the sky between them.

    Note: another version with the same title and some of the same footage exists in G 1649 on *PM0804*.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18653
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    804.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:23:00 / 01:50:50:00
    Canister:
    G 1649
    Sort Number:
    G 1649
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

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

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