Zooming Over Luzon Aka The Philippines 1920-1939

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    Flashframe title reads: ' Zooming over Luzon. The Philippines as the camera sees them."
    Intertitle reads: 'The first aerial motion picture log of our chief island possessions to be presented on any screen."

    The Philippines.

    A biplane passenger aircraft takes off.

    Intertitle reads: 'Up into the air from Manila.'

    Aerial views over various parts of the Philippines.

    Intertitle reads: 'Here is the home town as Manilans never see it.'

    More aerial shots.

    Intertitle reads: 'The airway leads over Luzon's white rimmed coral reefed coastline.'

    Aerial views of the coastline. Views of the plane (air to air). Large mountain on the coast.

    Intertitle reads: 'A decorative sea motif by Mother Nature.'

    Aerial views of the waves breaking on the beaches. Air to air shots of biplanes flying. More views over the Philippines.

    (Extra shots from next item before film is cut off).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1939
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:43:00
    UN 52 P
    Sort Number:
    UN 0052 P
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