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  • Short Summary

    The Duchess of Bedford leaves for the Cape in her Fokker aeroplane piloted by Captain Charles D. Barnard. Lympne, Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - To the Cape and back in 19 days. 64 Year old Duchess of Bedford leaves in her famous Fokker (in which she flew to India and back) piloted by Captain Charles D. Barnard. Lympne, Kent.

    M/S of the aeroplane, M/S of Captain Barnard stood with another man in front of the aeroplane which has "The Spider" written on the side. They put their goggles on and check their course on a map. C/U of the Captain. C/U of the Duchess of Bedford in her flying helmet. M/S as the propellor is started up. M/S of Captain Barnard in the pilot's seat. M/S as the aeroplane taxis past the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    824.16
    Media URN:
    18950
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:20:00 / 01:24:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1701

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