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  • Short Summary

    Aerial shots of clouds and fields.

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    United States of America, U.S.A.

    Aerial shots taken from airborne aeroplane of fluffy white clouds (wing is in shot).

    Intertitle: "The Cloudland explorers, members of the 'Ace of Spades Squadron' - Maj. Rowell, Capt. Presley, Capt. Campbell, Lieut. Wallace and Gunner Wodarsczyk".

    M/S of the five men posing in front of an aeroplane wearing flying helmets and goggles their is a playing card design painted onto the tail of the plane.

    Intertitle (flash frame only): "LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA. Take a trip into Cloudland! Lured by blue skies and fleecy billows, Aviator E. Daughty goes exploring into the wonderland that drifts above the earth".

    Top shot of pilots climbing into a stationary biplane. Various aerial shots of clouds.

    Intertitle: "Vapors drift and break and blow, Swinging far, hanging low".

    Various aerial shots of clouds, with glimpses of fields below. L/S of a biplane landing.

    Note: this is one of two versions both in G 1257, for details of alternative version please see separate record for details.

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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:
    01:36:49:00 / 01:38:42:00
    G 1257

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