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  • Short Summary

    Crowds gather to greet Captain McIntosh after their gallant attempt to cross the Atlantic.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Atlantic Flight Fails. Capt. R.H. McIntosh & Cdt. J. Fitzmaurice in the "Princess Zenia" wisely return after striking strong head wind and storm 300 miles out to sea."

    Ireland

    A large crowd surround the pilots as they make their way to their aircraft. The pilot wears goggles and waves from the cockpit, and a young girl held by her father waves back. L/S of plane with prop spinning. A lady in a hat and fur trimmed coat looks pensive and upset, as the plane taxis off. Shot of the aircraft high up in sky.

    Note: Lots of spots and flashes on film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    698.35
    Media URN:
    33371
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:46:00 / 01:54:36:00
    Canister:
    G 1434

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