• Short Summary

    Geoffrey Richardson does some stunts in his glider.

  • Description

    Titles read: "BIRDMEN!"

    Australia.

    Various shots of expert glider Geoffrey (Jeffrey?) Richardson unloading his new glider from a trailer and assembling it with the help of some other men. The glider is towed and launched by a car. Various shots of the glider in flight, taken from the ground and from the plane as it loops the loop. C/U of the glider pilot in the cockpit. A small crowd watches from the ground. The glider comes back down to earth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1198.14
    Media URN:
    41440
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:57:00 / 01:25:28:00
    Canister:
    PT 514

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