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  • Short Summary

    Major Fitzmaurice arrives back in Ireland after his Atlantic flight with Baron von Hunefeld and Captain Koehl; they receive a huge welcome from the crowds

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Back to the Start! - Wildly enthusiastic welcome greets Major Fitzmaurice and German Pilots of the "Bremen" - first 'plane to fly Atlantic from East to West - on their return to Ireland."

    Baldonnel Aerodrome and Dublin, Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).

    L/S of the 'Bremen' plane landing on Baldonnel airfield. M/S of Major Fitzmaurice climbing out of the cockpit. L/Ss of the huge crowd following the other pilots, Baron von Hunefeld and Captain Koehl, as they walk across the airfield.

    In Dublin we see enormous crowds lining the streets, waving at the pilots as they drive along in an open-top car; line of troops stand to attention.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    732.10
    Media URN:
    34896
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:16:00 / 01:27:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1517

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