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  • Short Summary

    Various aerial shots from plane flying from France to Rabat, Morocco - Africa.

  • Description

    Note: There is no opening titles to this item. However, the title in the paperwork reads as follows: "From France to Africa by air, by Pathe Cameraman."

    Aviation story.

    M/S from behind the front of the plane, the pilot turns around from inside the cockpit and looks back. L/S of biplane taxiing down the runway. Aerial shot from inside the plane in flight looking down on various buildings. Intertitle reads: "Over the mighty Pyrenees, whose loftiest range, 11,168 ft. high, lies below the aerial path of the cameraman." Good aerial shots of the snow-covered Pyrenees mountains.

    Aerial shots of large city. Aerial shots of bay which incorporates a large rock (Could be the rock of Gibraltar ?), numerous boats are visible in the harbour. Intertitle reads: "At the journey's end at Rabat, ancient Moroccan city, founded in 1184, and now a prosperous commercial seaport." Aerial shots of Rabat's seaport and city.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    268.07
    Media URN:
    22959
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:08:00 / 01:10:19:00
    Canister:
    G 879

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