• Short Summary

    A large crowd welcome the Marquis de Pinedo after his flight.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Marquis de Pinedo home again after world flight."

    Ostia, Italy

    M/S of the Marquis de Pinedo's aircraft, a Savoia-Marchetti S.55 double-hulled flying boat, in the water at Ostia. A small boat pulls it in. The promenade is bedecked with flags and there is a welcoming party and crowds. A group in military dress walk towards camera - two men pose and smile.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    688.06
    Media URN:
    33151
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1927
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:15:00 / 01:11:19:00
    Canister:
    G 1410

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft is a Savoia-Marchetti S.55 double-hulled flying boat, named "Santa Maria".

    "A group in military dress walk towards camera - two men pose and smile - one is probably the Marquis" - the Marquis Francesco de Pinedo is the shorter man seen centre of picture at 00:51.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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