• Short Summary

    Aeroplanes that were delivered from South Africa demonstrate flying and landing capabilities

  • Description

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    SV dignitary standing on raised level is open surrounded by other men.

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    SV dignitary talking to man in top hat standing below, other men around them.

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    MV officer, flanked by two men in civilian dress stands smiling.

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    SV air men lined up behind wire in field.

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    SV aeroplane, 2 pilots sitting in cockpit, "South African Aviators. Presented by Mr. Walter Gre...,Durban" printed on it.

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    SV aeroplane takes off.

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    LS aeroplane taking off.

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    LS aeroplane in flight.

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    SV officer presents medals to two airforce pilots.

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    SV 2 pilots standing.

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    MV plane with "South African Aviators, presented by Mr. Walter Gre.. Durban" printed on it.

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    SV dignitary talking to others.

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    SV man breaks bottle of champagne on propeller.

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    SV man breaks bottle of champagne of propeller (this time it takes about 3 swings before it breaks).

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    Background: Aeroplanes that were delivered from South Africa demonstrate flying and landing capabilities

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8JGPNCDOS0XM9RZVF1BS2ATJ9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JGPNCDOS0XM9RZVF1BS2ATJ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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