• Short Summary

    Frenchman flies Channel in replica of plane flown by pioneer aviator.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Calais - Lydd".

    Calais, France to Lydd, Kent.

    Air News - Bleriot replica flies the Channel. C/U Jean Salis standing beside his replica of Bleriot's plane, waving before taking off from France to fly to England in the air race. Camera pans to the engine of the plane. Pan along the fuselage of the plane. Pan from the plane arriving at Ferryfield and touching down. Various shots Jean Salis climbing out of the cockpit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.18
    Media URN:
    51310
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:04:00 / 01:23:53:00
    Canister:
    59/58

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