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  • Short Summary

    Captain Kingsford Smith and his crew are welcomed by Sir Sefton Brancker after they have flown from Australia to England in the aeroplane "Southern Cross." Croydon.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Australia - England flight. "Southern Cross" Captain Kingsford Smith and companions received by Sir Sefton Brancker on their arrival in London. Croydon.

    M/S as the "Southern Cross" comes to a halt at the aerodrome. M/S as people crowd around the aeroplane. M/S of Captain Smith and his crew with Sefton Brancker, the camera pans across them. L/S of the aeroplane taxiing across the field. L/S as it circles in the sky. Various shots of the aeroplane in the air. People stand around it after it has landed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    796.04
    Media URN:
    36009
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:15:00 / 01:07:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1623

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