• Short Summary

    Bizarre item about inventor Emett Roland and his strange flying machine. Ditchling, Sussex.

  • Description

    Emett's flying machine.

    GV Emett's Flying Machine, being wheeled out from it's hangar. SV The Emett Flying Machine being prepared for flight. SV As Emett walks round to the main propeller. SCU Emett examining the main propellor which as copper butterflies. AS Top of the flying machine. Pan down to Emett looking at a chart. CU The pilot, Featherstone Kite, sitting in deck chair. SV Featherstone Kite sitting in deck chair. One of the assistants lifts him from deck chair and takes him towards flying machine.

    CU Emett makes small adjustment before Featherstone Kite is placed aboard. SCU Kite being placed in flying seat. CU Main propellor turning. SV Pilot at controls on board flying machine. CU Another part of flying machine. CU Old fashioned camera and telescope on board flying machine. CU Toy dog with bone on board flying machine. CU Another toy animal in basket billed as first class passenger. AS Pilot at controls showing the machine working. CU Emett looking through binoculars. Low A Pan as the machine simulates flight.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:03:00 / 01:04:13:00

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