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  • Short Summary

    Two Frenchmen attempt to cross English Channel in balloon.

  • Description

    France.

    Various shots of parts of the equipment which will be used for the balloon flight attempt across Channel, gas bottles etc. MS. French gendarme looking at piece of equipment. CU. Balloonists Don Piccard and Ed Yost, the two men who intend to make flight. Various air to air shots of large white balloon in flight, it moves through clouds over the Channel. Balloon eventually deflates and lands on French soil.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 10/04/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2653.11
    Media URN:
    78936
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:51:00 / 01:17:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 3745 G

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