• Short Summary

    US Army Aviators begin a flight around the world

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: International News - Flight Around the World Begins as Army Aviators Hop Off on Epochal Trip

    USA: California: Santa Monica:
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    US Army aviators begin flight around the world including aerial views of flight

    Video Roll Title: Flight round the world begins: 58ft

    TITLE

    (3ft.)


    GV (ELEVATED) airfield, people massed around scene, planes in BG, American flag in FG

    (6ft)


    ELEVATED MLV people around airplanes

    (13ft)


    MV people around aeroplane - pilot just visible in front of cockpit

    (22ft)


    MV pilots in front of world map, (on side of plane), one of them points out where they plan to go

    (29ft)


    TITLE: The Magellans of the Air Ship No.1 -- Martin (commander) and Wade

    (2ft)


    MV pilots standing in front of plane (map on side of plane with letters: AIR SERVICE USA. WORLD FLIGHT)

    (35ft)


    SCU (good shot) pilot smiling

    (40ft)


    TITLE: No. 2 -- Turner and Smith

    (2 ft)


    MV two pilots front of their plane

    (45ft)


    TITLE No. 3 -- Wade and Ogden

    (3 ft)


    MV the two pilots in front of their plane

    (53ft)


    TITLE: No. 4 -- Harding and Nelson

    (3 fr.)


    MV two pilots in front of their plane

    (58ft)


    TITLE: Commander Martin leads the way.

    (3ft.)


    MV Martin and co-pilot, Martin getting into plane

    (65ft)


    MLV to LV plane along airfield and taking off: man on motorcycle in FG, starting at same time as plane and away while plane goes along runway

    (75ft)


    LV to MLV second plane along runway and taking off (2 shots)

    (88ft)


    LV (seen in binoculars) three planes in sky

    (98ft)


    TITLE: They're off! The first globe circumaviators!

    (3ft)


    AERIAL GV & MLV (side view) plane over landscape.

    (134ft)

    interwar, interbellum, peacetime, aeroplane, aeroplanes, airplane, airplanes, plane, planes, biplane, biplanes, aerials, air views, pilot, pilots
    Background: US Army Aviators begin a flight around the world

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9MNVWPXEAMIZ8VC3KVNNGMGH2
    Media URN:
    VLVA9MNVWPXEAMIZ8VC3KVNNGMGH2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1924
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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