• Short Summary

    USA: First test of novel plane, with twin engines mounted horizontally, provides unexpected excitement / A picture not on the programme.

  • Description

    Muroc, Calif., U.S.: CU. plane on ground, motors spinning. Side view take-off, gen. view in air comes toward camera. Side view plane on ground taxiing & turning on 1 wheel before crash. Gen. view of wrecked sound van & plane. Semi pan. & view of plane's wreckage. CU. of wrecked camera.

    Sound Effects: Loud motor sound of plane's engines. Off-stage voice tells of wreck. Gen. voices of people, around.

    Aviation; Disasters and Accidents; United States of America; Self-Reference
    Background: USA: First test of novel plane, with twin engines mounted horizontally, provides unexpected excitement / A picture not on the programme. The plane, out of control, swoops towards Paramount recording van and crashes

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4ON1FA39V4IH7LBC7X7HDO5EW
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ON1FA39V4IH7LBC7X7HDO5EW
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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