• Short Summary

    The American Naval Air Force pays tribute to the Wright Brothers at a memorial in North Carolina.

  • Description

    Title reads: "NORTH CAROLINA".

    North Carolina, United States of America.

    Several shots of a huge stone memorial to the Wright Brothers (Wilbur and Orville Wright) on the 34th birthday of the aeroplane. Officers of the United States Naval Air Force (?) lay wreaths at the base of the monument.

    J T Daniels, who saw the first flight by the brothers, stands with another man and says at first people thought the Wright Brothers were crazy, but when they saw the plane fly "it was the prettiest bird we ever saw". The American Naval Air Force flies a small squadron of biplanes flies over the memorial.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    949.22
    Media URN:
    16182
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:26:00 / 01:18:18:00
    Canister:
    38/1

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