Six nations compete in international hot-air balloon race from St Louis.
SLATE CARD INFORMATION: Gordon Bennett Balloon Contest
USA: St Louis:
Hot-air balloons lined up (race contestants) / General views of hot-air balloon taking off / Close up of hot-air balloon rising as race contestant seen waving from balloon basket
SLATE CARD: "Eventually adjudged the winner - the American "Goodyear VIII" which travelled 355 miles"
Close up of contestant waving from basket of hot-air balloon
Background: Six nations compete in international hot-air balloon race from St Louis.