• Short Summary

    First commercial Atlantic flight successfully carried out in record time. Aboard the plane were British?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Mercury' is Paramount!

    REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: Foynes:
    Gen. view composite plane. Long view crews. CU Wilcoxon photographing crew..(Mercury's pilot Capt. Bennett on right). Top view crew out of plane. Long view plane. Gen. view planes move off.

    CU composite plane moving off...IN ROLL 7240

    Gen. view talking off.

    CU pan taking off...IN ROLL 7240

    Gen. view break-away..pan up to mercury...IN ROLL 7240

    Semi view pan Mercury...IN ROLL 7240

    Mercury G-ADHJ.

    Maia G-ADHK.

    Aviation; Media; Self-Reference
    Background: First commercial Atlantic flight successfully carried out in record time. Aboard the plane were British Paramount News films for showing in America.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1PVHUW7UTVSXCX8TPT4LRFA97
    Media URN:
    VLVA1PVHUW7UTVSXCX8TPT4LRFA97
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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