The Schneider Cup 1926

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    Full title reads: "The Schneider Cup. Major de Bernardi captures coveted trophy for Italy with marvellous speed of 246 1/2 miles an hour".

    Seaplane speed races, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America (USA).

    L/S of the Major standing in the cockpit of his seaplane as it bobs up and down on the sea. M/S of the grounded plane, in foreground a cheering crowd has lifted the Major onto their shoulders.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26456
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    658.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:51:00 / 01:31:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1350
    Sort Number:
    G 1350
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