• Short Summary

    A large air liner comes in to land in Australia starting a service of passenger flights.

  • Description

    Full title reads: Australia. Another 'link' in Empire 'air chain'. Major Brackley and crew 'blaze the Imperial Airways's trail' with mighty liner 'Astraea' - fore-runner of regular service with the homeland."

    Brisbane, Australia.

    The airliner 'Astraea' circles the airfield before coming in to land. Various smaller planes are circling round.

    Shots of the Imperial Airways plane once she has come to a stop. A small crowd has gathered.

    Air to air views of the plane as it makes the next leg of its flight to Sydney.

    The plane lands at an airfield. Crowds gather round. Various shots of the plane.

    MS of crew including A R Prendagast and Major Brackley.

    Shots of Major Brackley making speech about the future of Imperial Airways.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    731.25
    Media URN:
    6612
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:33:00 / 01:37:18:00
    Canister:
    33/72

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