• Short Summary

    Pilot Jean Batten is welcomed by her father on her arrival at Mangere, New Zealand.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A wonderful flight. Jean Batten's arrival at Mangere, New Zealand.

    L/S as cars drive up to the airfield where crowds have gathered. C/U of Jean Batten's father chatting and laughing. M/S as her aeroplane flies over and comes into land, L/S of crowds, they run to the aeroplane and she waves from it. M/S as her father gives her a kiss.

    Note: the last few seconds of the picture are missing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    897.12
    Media URN:
    13201
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:08:00 / 01:25:39:00
    Canister:
    36/91

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Jean Batten is seen here after completing the first ever direct flight from England to New Zealand.

    Her aircraft is a Percival Gull, Reg. No. G-ADPR.

    Further footage of her arrival can be seen in clip 895.20.

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