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  • Short Summary

    Air Race for King's Cup, reaches it's conclusion in Croydon, Greater London.

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    Croydon, Greater London.

    Full titles: "THE AIR RACE FOR THE KING'S CUP - F. L. Barnard in D.H. 4.A, flying at 127 m.p.h. for 6 hrs. 31 m., wins thrilling race round Britain."

    Intertitle reads: "The start - and Barnard's horseshoe for luck."

    L/S's of the various competitors and their planes. M/S of plane taxiing down the airfield for take off. L/S of someone passing up large horseshoe to Barnard who is sitting in the cockpit of his plane.

    Intertitle reads: "THE BETTING WAS SPIRITED!" M/S of bookie collecting money from the punters. Intertitle reads: "Lady Anne Saville finished sixth." Good C/U of Lady Anne Saville standing next to her plane smiling.

    L/S of spectators looking at large map which shows the progress of the race. L/S of planes coming to a standstill on airfield after completing the race. M/S of Barnard being carried around on the shoulders of the crowd. L/S of Barnard being presented with large trophy by race officials

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:45:00 / 01:26:36:00
    G 911

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