• Short Summary

    Gayford and Nicholetts - famous aviators - land in Pretoria, South Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "South Africa. Cheers All The Way! Sqdn Ldr G R Gayford and Flt Lt S E Nicholetts - in R.A.F. record breaking long distance plane - have civic reception at Pretoria on first stage home."

    Pretoria, South Africa.

    Air to air shots of Gayford and Nicholetts RAF (Royal Air Force) monoplane flying over Pretoria.

    Shots of the RAF Fairey-Napier long distance plane landing at a South African Air Force aerodrome. People come out meet the two pilots who are seen wearing their RAF uniforms. They are met by Sir Pierre Van Reinveldt (sp?) another famous aviator.

    Voiceover says: "'Jim Fish' as all darkies are called in South Africa, has his own ideas on aeroplanes." A group of black South Africans inspect the large plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    703.06
    Media URN:
    6094
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:09:00 / 01:10:06:00
    Canister:
    33/28

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