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  • Short Summary

    A weird and wonderful design of plane with rotating wings breaks before take off.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Ferris Wheel Plane Too Dizzy To Go Up. Chicago, Ill. - The intrepid inventor wheels pet out for second trail and it goes 'boom'."

    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America (USA).

    Odd plane type contraption with revolving wings tries to take off from its place outside an aircraft hanger. A the speed of the wings' rotations increase they begin to break up and bits fly off - unlike the plane which fails completely.

    N.B. The film is showing slight signs of decomposition.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    480.18
    Media URN:
    58005
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:48:00 / 01:50:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 73 F

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