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  • Short Summary

    Lady Bailey arrives in Cape Town after an 8,000 mile solo flight from Croydon.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "End of a wonderful Flight - Sir Abe Bailey greets Lady Bailey on her arrival... she flew solo 8,000 miles from Croydon to S. Africa."

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    M/S of Sir Abe Bailey in an airfield, waiting for Lady Bailey to arrive by plane. M/S of a group of men and women looking up into the sky. L/Ss of the biplane approaching the airfield.

    Sir Abe walks over to the plane as it comes to a halt on the field; M/S as Lady Bailey, in flying gear, starts to get out of the cockpit. She kisses Sir Abe and is presented with a small bouquet of flowers by a little girl. Another man tips his hat to her and shakes hands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    730.06
    Media URN:
    34859
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:37:00 / 01:09:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1508

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