• Short Summary

    Commander Richard Byrd (1st man to fly over the north pole), Bert Acosta (pilot), Lieut.?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: International Newsreel

    USA: New York: Long Island: East Garden City: Roosevelt Field:
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    Bertrand Blanchard Acosta, Bad Boy of the Air, Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, Leiutenant Commander George O. Noville, first experimental USPS mail transport "America", 1st quartette to attempt trans-Atlantic flight, first trans-atlantic air mail pilot, Charles Lindbergh, Clarence Chamberlin, air views, aerials, air shots
    Background: Commander Richard Byrd (1st man to fly over the north pole), Bert Acosta (pilot), Lieut. George Noville (aviation technical advisor), and Lieut. Bernt Balchen (pilot, navigator, mechanic) getting ready to take off to France from the USA in an attempt to break and make new aviation records

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEOGL5ZZH6VJJT77AE9QE8CLI2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEOGL5ZZH6VJJT77AE9QE8CLI2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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