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  • Short Summary

    Record Breaking Aviator, Flying Officer Bonnet with his aeroplane and his children.

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    Title: "AIR'S Speed King. Flying Officer Bonnet breaks all records - flying at 277 miles per hour and said, 'I will go quicker next time'!"

    C/U of Bonnet perching on the cockpit of his plane, waving at the camera, the image is cropped to look circular. C/U of Bonnet with his flying helmet and goggles on. M/S of Bonnet shaking hands with several French policemen, he gives one of them a kiss on each cheek.

    C/U of Bonnet. M/S of Bonnet sitting in the cockpit. C/U of Bonnet standing by the propeller of his plane, his chest is decorated with many medals. M/S of Bonnet in the cockpit (as before).

    M/S of a French street with children playing in it, Bonnet walks towards the camera holding the hands of two little girls (his daughters?). M/S of Bonnet and his daughters standing in the doorway of a house, the little girls wear enormous bows in their hair and ridiculously puffy dresses, they wave at the camera. C/U of Bonnet and the two little girls, he gives them each several kisses.

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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:
    01:46:43:00 / 01:49:13:00
    G 1149

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