• Short Summary

    Inauguration of scheduled commercial aviation between London and Paris at Hounslow Aerodrome, including the carrying of military despatches

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: London-Paris Commercial Air Service

    ENGLAND: London: Hounslow: Hounslow Aerodrome:
    EXT

    HOUNSLOW, MIDDX.


    MAIN TITLE

    (8ft)


    SV. Gen. Sykes & Gen. Festing present dispatches to pilot.

    (20ft)


    LV. Bi-plane warming up.

    (29ft)


    GV. Bi-plane on runway.

    (38ft)


    GV. Bi-plane in flight

    (48ft)


    SV. Group of dignitaries talking.

    (54ft)


    GV. Biplane on runway. (2 shots)

    (65ft)


    CU. Pilot & co-pilot in cockpit.

    (71ft)


    Personalities - Armed Forces, Ceremonies - Inauguration, Great Britain

    Air Vice Marshal Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes, Chief of the Air Staff, Field Marshal Sir Francis Wogan Festing, Avro 504 Baby, Aircraft Transportation & Travel, biplane
    Background: Inauguration of scheduled commercial aviation between London and Paris at Hounslow Aerodrome, including the carrying of military despatches

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6OGMYHDEBPBK3ZYBC66CJXROE
    Media URN:
    VLVA6OGMYHDEBPBK3ZYBC66CJXROE
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1919
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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