• Short Summary

    94-year-old Mrs Anne Budd flies in a plane, visits the Queen Mary ship and rides in a speedboat.

  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    94-year-old Mrs Anne Budd arrives at Southampton Airport and gets into a small aeroplane to take her first flight. The plane taxis for takeoff. Mrs Budd is seen afterwards, standing by a plane with a small bouquet of flowers.

    She then pays a visit to the Queen Mary liner ship and walks around the decks. Lastly, Mrs Budd gets into a speedboat and zips off with four men - the minx!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    965.04
    Media URN:
    17156
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:35:00 / 01:03:14:00
    Canister:
    38/37

Comments (3)

  1. DebbieJ says

    I have been doing a litte research into my family and had heard of this lady Anne Budd who decided to have flying lessons in her 90's.
    I have just come across this video and am overjoyed so have swiftly called my family to tell them and all have a look as lots of research has been done but this has never been found before!
    She is my great great granny.... isnt she a great role model... trying flying at 94!

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  2. DebbieJ says

    Hi Kirstenfa,
    Great to hear from you!
    Frances Mabel Budd was my great great aunt and to the best of our knowledge had no children (My mother remembers going to her house in Borden, Hampshire.
    Her sister Mary Ethel Budd was my great great grandma and my mother (Lorna is her granddaughter) spent lots of time as a child with her.
    I\'m interested to hear your connection to the family.

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  3. Kirstenfa says

    This is also my Great great Grandmother. Debbie is your great Grandmother Frances Mabel Budd?

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