• Short Summary

    US Army Air Force planes take part in the Cleveland Air Races.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - locations and dates may be unclear / unknown.

    Scenes from the famous Cleveland Air Races, at Cleveland Airport, Ohio (?), United States of America.

    Various shots of US Army Air Force planes, flying in massed formation.

    Planes taking off to take part in the Thompson Trophy race. A Lockheed Lightning plane speeds round the course, flying fairly low. A Bell Airacobra streaks past the grand stand during the race. Crowds cheering and watching the winning plane, the Bell Airacobra, as it streaks past the winning post.

    Various shots of planes giving an aerobatic display. An old biplane takes part in the display with smoke pouring from its tail.

    Natural sound - intermittent.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2329.15
    Media URN:
    66034
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:20:00 / 01:56:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 1540 D

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