• Short Summary

    Miami All American Air Meet - tragedy as 2 pilots killed, Jacqueline Cochrane arrives by air from New York, stunt flying by Marines.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Florida's Death Race".

    Miami, Florida, United States of America, USA.

    Miami All American Air Meet. Various shots of wreckage of 2 aeroplanes that have crashed. People examining the debris. C/U of one of the pilot's shoes. Both pilots - Rudy Kling (in a Folkerts SK-3) and Frank Haines were killed.

    Various shots woman aviator Jacqueline Cochrane arriving from New York in aeroplane. Good C/U of her waving from cockpit.

    Various shots of Marine planes flying in mass formation. Various shots of stunt planes leaving trails of smoke as they loop the loop.

    Note: The incidents occurred on December 3 1937.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    945.26
    Media URN:
    16125
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:49:00 / 01:23:05:00
    Canister:
    37/101

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The incidents occurred on December 3 1937.

    "Rudy Kling" is the correct name. His plane was a Folkerts SK-3 named "Jupiter, Pride of Lemont".

    "Frank Hadyns" should read Frank Haines.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for confirming the correct names.

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