• Short Summary

    Costes and Bellonte receive a great welcome after flying the Atlantic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. A Triumphal Homecoming. Costes and Bellonte - now France's National Heroes - receive frenzied welcome on return in the famous Question Mark, in which they flew the Atlantic."

    Paris, France.

    Air to air shots of the plane 'Question Mark'.

    After landing the biplane is moved towards a crowd waiting to greet the pilots. French aviators Costes and Bellonte are carried shoulder high from their plane. They are driven away in an open car.

    Views of the pilots as they make their progress through Paris. Crowds are out to cheer them.

    MS of the pilots with French President Gaston Doumergue. The fliers wave from a balcony.

    N.B. The famous French airmen Dieudone Costes and Maurice Bellonte made record breaking flights in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    749.01
    Media URN:
    7928
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:02:00:00
    Canister:
    30/44

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