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  • Short Summary

    Aviators make attempts to cross the Alps in their early planes.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Full title reads: "Brigue. 19th September. Chavez on his monoplane tries in vain to cross the 'Simplon'."

    The Simplon Pass. Alps, between Switzerland and Italy.

    George Chavez flying over Alpine terrain in his monoplane.

    Intertitle reads: " ... Weymann on his biplane is not more successful."

    Weymann in flight during similar attempt to cross the Simplon.

    Intertitle reads: "Brigue 23rd September. The Alps have been crossed by Chavez".

    Aviator Chavez sitting in his aircraft after a later successful attempt to fly across the Simplon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1800.07
    Media URN:
    60613
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:25:00 / 01:19:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 F (F)

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