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  • Short Summary

    Sir Sefton Brancker, Director of Civil Aviation, leaves to survey Indian Imperial Airway.

  • Description

    London.

    Title: "BLAZING THE TRAIL. Sir Sefton Brancker - Director of Civil Aviation - piloted by Mr. Alan Cobham, leaves to survey London-India Section of Imperial Airway".

    C/U of a man in pilot's helmet and goggles - Cobham? - and a man in a mackintosh - Brancker? - leaning against the wing of a biplane. C/U of Cobham with his hands on his hips chatting. M/S of a group of men gathered around the biplane as Cobham climbs into the cockpit. L/S of the biplane taking off in front of an aircraft hangar, camera follows plane along the runway.

    Note: print is badly scratched in some places, decomposition noticable towards the end.

    Cuts exist (not scratched!) - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    364.03
    Media URN:
    24725
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:23:00 / 01:04:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1140

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