• Short Summary

    Six nations compete in international hot-air balloon race from St Louis.

  • Description

    SLATE CARD INFORMATION: Gordon Bennett Balloon Contest

    USA: St Louis:
    EXT
    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7OKI58MCMRNOWT5LMN02V4V6W
    Media URN:
    VLVA7OKI58MCMRNOWT5LMN02V4V6W
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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