• Short Summary

    Scottish aviator James Mollison prepares for record breaking flight to Brazil and bids farewell to wife Amy Johnson. 6,200 mile non stop Cape flight by RAF pilots takes distance record from the US.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Mollinson's Latest Bid / Britain's new air triumph!

    ENGLAND: Lympne:
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    Gen. view of plane out of shed. Gen. view of 2 planes on ground. Semi view of Amy Johnson (Amy Mollison) & James Mollison saying goodbye. Gen. view pan. & back view of plane taking off. Gen. view towards & pan. of plane in air.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes Mollison making departure. Loud noise of planes engines. Mollison says goodbye to Amy.

    England: R.A.F. Pilots Flt. L. Gayford & Flt. L. Nicholetts start out on Non-stop Flight to Cape. Gen. view of plane from shed. Gen. view flyers getting into plane. Gen. view pan. of plane taking off. Air view of plane flying in air. Near air view in air.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes pilots taking off. Loud noise of plane's engine.

    Airforce - Active; Personalities - Aviation; Amy Johnson (Mrs J Mollison) (1904-1941), James (Jim) Allan Mollison (1905-59), Great Britain; Lympne trials
    Background: Scottish aviator James Mollison prepares for record breaking flight to Brazil and bids farewell to wife Amy Johnson. 6,200 mile non stop Cape flight by RAF pilots takes distance record from the US.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8K1DP2QH4RL6TBDXMSLUJR92N
    Media URN:
    VLVA8K1DP2QH4RL6TBDXMSLUJR92N
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1933
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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