• Short Summary

    Alex Henshaw, starting next to scratch, wins 1000 mile air handicap race at record speed of 236 mph.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Fastest Ever King's Cup

    ENGLAND: Hatfield:
    CU signpost ('Hatfield'. Gen. view Comper Swift plane (G-ABWW) moving off. Pan from starter to D.H. T.K.2 plane (G-ADNO) off. Angle shot of starter. CU watches & starter. Pan Percival Mew Gull (G-AEXF)...Henshaw's plane off. Long view & CU Amy Johnson. Pan & semi view Miles Hawk in air...of turns. Semi view & CU Sir Kingsley Wood & party. Pan Henshaw's plane landing for re-fueling. Semi view man refueling plane. CU petrol gauge. Semi view man pumping petrol. CU Geoffrey R. De Havilland. CU Florence Desmond. Semi view Charles Hughesdon & wife, Florence Desmond. Gen. view plane round pylon. Pan plane banking around pylon. Shot scoreboard..showing lap nos. Pan Henshaw's plane, Percival Mew Gull, coming in & landing. Semi view Henshaw out of plane. Gen. view Sir Kingsley Wood & crowd. Semi view Kingsley Woods presenting Cup. Angle shot of Henshaw with King's Cup.

    Competitions; Personalities - Aviation; Great Britain
    Background: Alex Henshaw, starting next to scratch, wins 1000 mile air handicap race at record speed of 236 mph.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA56STXL71U2ZAAME42KE2FIZIE
    Media URN:
    VLVA56STXL71U2ZAAME42KE2FIZIE
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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