• Short Summary

    100th anniversary of air mail celebrated in Lafayette, Indiana. America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Air mail marks 100th anniversary'.

    Lafayette, Indiana. United States of America (USA).

    MS people inside Post Office. CU sign reading 'Jupiter - Stamps Only' over position, pan down to show customer being served. CU hand holding stamps. MS women seated at desk working. LS crowd on field. MS helicopter, crowd in background. MS Postmaster General Arthur Sommerfield loading a sack of mail on board a helicopter. LS helicopter taking off.

    MS air balloon with 'Jupiter' written on it. Two CU's Postmaster General Sommerfield and Charles Halleck, giving send off to Donald Piccard. Various shots as he takes off on balloon. LS crowd watching. LS air to air of Donald Piccard in flight in air balloon.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2742.16
    Media URN:
    80773
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:30:00 / 01:27:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 3259 A

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