• Short Summary

    Sheila Scott leaves on solo round the world flight from London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. 30,000 Mile Solo Flight".

    London Airport.

    GV Crowds of press gathered round Sheila Scott. CU Sheila Scott. SV Her aircraft. CU The cockpit. CU Notice on side 'Solo World Flight'.

    SV Sheila standing in front of statue of pioneering aviators Alcock and Brown. CU The statue.

    Library shots of early women pilots - LV Pan Amelia Earhart landing after her record-breaking flight. SV As she comes from aircraft. CU Amelia. LV Jean Batten taxiing in after her flight from London to Australia. CU Jean Batten. LV Pan Amy Johnson landing. SV Plane taxies in. CU Amy Johnson.

    LV Sheila Scott climbs onto wing of her Piper Camanchee plane. LV Pressmen. CU Ditto. CU As Sheila gets into cockpit. CU As the engine starts. LV Pan Sheila taxies out. GV Pan as she takes off.

    (Original Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1795.12
    Media URN:
    55306
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:59:00 / 01:27:46:00
    Canister:
    66/41

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