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  • Short Summary

    The Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald takes to the sky in RAF Bomber, London.

  • Description

    London.

    Full titles read: "FIRST PREMIER TO FLY - MR Ramsay Macdonald enjoys 600 mile trip in fastest RAF Bomber."

    L/S of plane taxiing on airfield and several people running up to it. L/S of the Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald standing up in the bi-plane shaking hands with the pilot, he is wearing leather flying jacket, flying hat and goggles. Macdonald climbs out of the plane and is helped to the ground. M/S's of Macdonald speaking to senior looking RAF (Royal Air Force) official wearing eye patch. Several shots of Macdonald speaking to other officials.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    794.01
    Media URN:
    35966
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1618

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