• Short Summary

    Film of American Air Ace "Lanky" Loo Reichers before setting off on a failed attempt to fly the Atlantic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. 'Better to be born lucky ...' 'Lanky' Loo Reichers - America's Air Ace - who was rescued by 'Lucky' Capt. Fried of the 'President Roosevelt', when within sight of Irish Coast, after lone Atlantic Flight."

    United States of America.

    C/U of man dressed in aviators gear. Presumably "Lanky" Loo Reichers (he looks fairly tall).

    Reichers standing next to plane. He climbs into the cockpit.

    C/U of Reichers in the cockpit. He waves a heart goodbye.

    (No footage of his rescuers, so presumably this is when he set off to fly the Atlantic.)

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    675.25
    Media URN:
    5004
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:49:00 / 01:32:17:00
    Canister:
    32/41

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