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  • Short Summary

    French boxer George Carpentier is shown in his wartime role as French Air Service pilot.

  • Description

    Military training school in Joinville-le-pont, near Paris.

    CU French boxer Georges Carpentier and another man sitting in aeroplane, talking & joking. Carpentier served as a French Air Service pilot during World War One.

    Spacing.

    Group posing for camera - both men in uniforms and some in T-shirts and shorts who have been doing exercises, including Carpentier. Flash frame of titles identify the man in the centre as Captain Labrosse and the man at the right as Captain de Bellefont.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2464.20
    Media URN:
    77194
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:15:00 / 01:24:54:00
    Canister:
    ON 428 I

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