• Short Summary

    Stunt flying and Alan Cobham at air show with natural sound.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'FLYING' (animated title, made to look like smoke stream from plane is spelling out word). This item has natural sound.

    Stunt Flying At Air Show. Location of events unknown. Mid - late 1920s.

    Tracking shot from aeroplane of other planes in flight. Planes flying in formation; in form of a cross. 3 planes loop the loop together, with smoke streams coming out behind. Planes flying upside down. Man standing on wing shot from seat of same plane; suddenly the man falls off backward. (He's wearing a parachute.)

    CU Alan Cobham; in helmet. Commentator introduces Sir Alan Cobham, who has just returned from his flight in Central Africa and would like to have a few words with us (next section is unfortunately cut).

    End title: 'Come and fly with Sir Alan Cobham'.

    Exciting; fun; skydiving; daredevils. Aviation; stunts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1925 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:14:00 / 01:09:50:00
    ON 257 E

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