Unidentified Neg 1936

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    M/S of aeroplane taxiing on the ground, M/S of a woman climbing out of it in mid air.

    Intertitle - 'Standing on top of a 'plane with just a couple of wires to steady yourself by, is not the kind of job for any girl with weak nerves'.

    M/S of her balanced on the wings being held on by wires, M/S from behind her of the ground below. M/S of the woman walking along with a group of people and entering a building, the doors are shut behind her.

    Note: the soundtrack to this item is missing, the film is unidentified, it could relate to the story 'Bravo Jean' about pilot Jean Batten in 36/83 on *PM0895*

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    13181
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    895.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:00:00 / 01:35:32:00
    Canister:
    36/83 ?
    Sort Number:
    36/083 ?
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  • I think this footage shows tow completely different women.

    I can't comment on the first 19 seconds of material, but the footage from 0:21 onwards shows Jean Batten arriving at Croydon on 29 April 1935, having just completed a solo flight from Australia to England.

    jamied 2nd May 2014
  • Confirming my earlier supposition that there are two separate pieces of film here, the first 19 seconds of footage come from clip 948.05, about a young aerial stuntwoman.

    jamied 2nd May 2014

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