• Short Summary

    Novel British invention 'Autogyro'- predecessor of helicopter - lands on Paris street.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AUTOGYRO LANDS IN PARIS STREET - Thrill for Air Exhibition crowds."

    Paris, France.

    British made Autogyro - 'predecessor' of helicopter, taking off at Paris street, people looking on. A building with a sign over door reading "Salon de l'Aviation". Pan down the building showing crowds at the front. Autogyro flying over the exhibition building - this demonstration is part of the Aviation Exhibition. Autogyro lands almost vertically in front of crowd - people cheer. Pilot starts talking into camera - French, natural sound. He is interviewed by reporters.

    Short version of this story exist - slightly better quality footage - see other record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    805.15
    Media URN:
    10252
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:14:00 / 01:14:45:00
    Canister:
    34/96

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