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  • Short Summary

    Captain Broad rides in his Gloucester Napier 3 seaplane in the Schneider Cup.

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    Item title reads - BROAD, CAPTAIN. Britain's bid for Schneider Cup. After persistent ill luck Captain Broad obtains second place on his Gloucester Napier 3 at speed of over 199 miles per hour.

    M/S of Captain Broad putting his flying helmet on, he is stood in front of his seaplane. C/U of his face. M/S as he climbs into the 'plane. M/S as it floats on the sea then speeds off. M/S as it is wheeled out of the shed. M/S of the crew of five stood by the 'plane.

    M/S as the seaplane is wheeled out again. M/S of the 'plane, various shots of the crew, the camera pans across them. M/S as they turn the propellor. M/S of the aeroplane, various shots as it is led out. M/S as it starts up, various people mill about.

    Note: a green tinted version exists. For another story on the Gloucester Napier 3 see story entitled 'Jules Verne Prophecy Realised (aka Jules Verne Prophely)' in G 1226 on *PM0420*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:12:00 / 01:45:21:00
    G 1237

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