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  • Short Summary

    Shots of aviators, including actor Robert Lorraine, at Lancashire aero club meeting.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Lancashire aero club's successful aviation meeting. A. V. Roe of Manchester. The plucky aviator who uses a triplane of his own design and construction".

    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    Aviator A. V. Roe from Manchester seated in triplane - looks like quite a primitive machine.

    Intertitle reads: "... Tetard on his biplane".

    CU Tetard seated on biplane, facing camera.

    Intertitle reads: " ... Chavez who broke the world's record for altitude in his Bleriot Monoplane".

    CU Chavez in plane.

    Intertitle reads: "... Drexel, who won the second prize for duration".

    Drexel in plane.

    Intertitle reads: " ... Jones (Robert Lorraine the actor) whose daring flight was a sensation of the meeting".

    Shot looking up from ground at Robert Lorraine seated in aeroplane.

    Intertitle reads: " ... Grace, and his mascot Towzer who never leaves his master and seems to enjoy the back draught of the propeller".

    Side view aviator Grace in his aeroplane. CU Grace's dog on ground beside aeroplane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2450.04
    Media URN:
    76993
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:11:00 / 01:03:35:00
    Canister:
    ON 383 E

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