• Short Summary

    Record glider Joan Meakin talks about her achievement after the flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Heston - GIRL GLIDES THE CHANNEL - Miss Joan Meakin first woman to perform feat says "it's safer than playing Hockey.""

    Heston, Middlesex.

    A glider descends and lands on the airfield. People gather around. Miss Joan Meakin leaving cockpit after conclusion of the longest glider trip ever made by woman. Miss Meakin standing in front of plane surrounded by people answering their questions. She talks about the trip and about her gliding career.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    779.24
    Media URN:
    8605
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:09:00 / 01:42:42:00
    Canister:
    34/29

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