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    Cuts (out takes, rushes) for AIR PIONEER OF EMPIRE in G 1333.

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    Out takes (rushes, cuts) for AIR PIONEER OF EMPIRE in G 1333. The original story also on Pathe Master tape *PM0638*.

    Australian Gazette title - see record AIR PIONEER OUT TAKES (reel 1 of 3) for details. L/S of 5 aeroplanes flying in formation. C/U of little girl and boy sitting on grass, girl holds Australian flag, boy fires toy pistol at camera! Australian Gazette intertitle - see reel 1 of 3 record for details. More intertitles from Australian version - similar to those in edited English version.

    M/S of Sir Alan Cobham and wife (?) standing by River Thames, London - probably on return from epic flight. Wobbly L/Ss of aeroplane landing on river. Various shots of Cobham giving speech to crowd of dignitaries, including an Arab man. Very L/S of plane in flight. Various C/Us of Mrs. C. and other dignitaries. L/S of crowds watching plane flying over head from Westminster Bridge. Various shots of large crowds walking past Houses of Parliament. The crowds stand at side of road and cheer as Cobham's car passes. C/U of Cobham shaking hands with some of crowd - look like dignitaries. M/S of Cobham and entourage (including Sir Samuel Hoare, Air Minister) walking down terraces of House of Commons, a crowd cheers him on his way. L/S of Cobham posing for press photographers.

    M/S of Cobham and another man standing on skis of water plane floating on water near coast. L/S of aeroplane flying past Houses of Parliament. M/S of dinghy bringing Cobham to dry land having landed in Thames. Shaky shot of Cobham standing on skis of seaplane in middle of Thames, crowds look from bank. Various shots Cobham getting into a car and driving off.

    Note: see separate records for Cuts reel 1 of 3 and 2 of 3.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:21:00 / 01:48:24:00
    G 1333

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