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  • Short Summary

    Meeting of a gliding club - some aerial shots from glider of Yorkshire countryside.

  • Description

    South Bank, Yorkshire. "There are few enthusiasts to equal the hardy Gliding Clubs. They'll travel miles to find a nice big hill with a nice flat field on top - " M/S of group of people on a hillside. "Our Pilot - (Mr. Magersuppe) tests the breeze - " C/U of the aforementioned Mr Magersuppe holding up a measuring device. He looks into the distance, then up into the air.

    "Then, once set, we're soon off - " M/S of four men hanging on to a short piece of pipe. "Hundreds of feet up - and the first time they've ever had a Cameraman as passenger - " Aerial view from a glider then shot of the aircraft in the sky from the ground. Another aerial shot then a longer shot of the plane in flight showing the hillside.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 682.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    996.11
    Media URN:
    36555
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:52:00 / 01:27:17:00
    Canister:
    EP 287

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