• Short Summary

    A Bolton science teacher tries out his home made Hot Air Balloon - It is not a great success.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bolton. Balloon's Hot Air 'Flight'."

    Bolton, Lancashire.

    LV Science teacher John Turner standing in the gondola which is to be fitted to his home made balloon. CU Turner. SV As he adjusts control panel. CU Panel. CU As the burner lights. LV Group of schoolchildren carrying the rolled up balloon from school building. LV As they open net which will cover balloon. SV Pan as they lay balloon in net. SV The balloon is attached to two hot air burners to blow it up. LV The balloon begins to blow up. SV Ditto. CU Pan the balloon showing tape join. LV The balloon now getting quite big. LV Inside the balloon as it gets bigger. LV Pan Turner inside the balloon. LV Pan exterior as the balloon almost at its full size. GV Ditto. CU Pan Turner inside balloon with gas burner. GV The balloon now fully inflated. CU Turner looking up at balloon. SV As gust of wind catches the balloon. LV Crowds of youngsters holding it down. SV Turner in gondola shouting instructions as it swings. AS Pan the balloon with people holding it down. LV As they let it go and the gondola swings a few feet from ground. AS The balloon. SV Turner in gondola. GV As the balloon deflates.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:04:00 / 01:50:49:00

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