Australia celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Air Mail service.
Title reads 'Actual Film of 1914 Flight'.
CU. Various postage stamps that have just been issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the first air mail flight in Australia. CU. Man stamping the first day special envelopes by hand to be sent to enthusiasts around world. MS. Flashback to 1914 and film of the first air mail plane - a Bleriot monoplane which is to take off in the grounds of Government House, Melbourne. The pilot is Maurice Guillaux. LS. Flashback, the plane taking off. Various flashback shots (in 1914 again) of a wrecked plane on a racecourse which Guillaux was flying when it crash landed. Various shots of Guillaux being taken off with his head in bandages. Various shots of Maurice Guillaux preparing for another flight and taking off.
Date found in the old record - 09/07/1964.