• Short Summary

    Japanese fliers conclude their record flight from Japan to England.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A WONDERFUL FLIGHT - Tokyo fliers arrive at Croydon."

    Croydon, Surrey.

    Pan along the Aerodrome building at Croydon - building seems to be packed with people. Crowds around the building - many Japanese, children waving small Japanese flags. A plane descends and lands. Crowds run to greet he crew. This is the Japanese plane breaking the Japan to England flight record. Crowds around the plane. Two men, pilot and wireless operator in the middle of the crowd with garlands around their necks. Many Japanese people around. A man (English) starts talking into microphone (natural sound). He congratulates the crew on their success. More shots of the crowds, plane and pilots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    917.01
    Media URN:
    13467
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:42:00
    Canister:
    37/29

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