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  • Short Summary

    Captain Hawks returns home after flying across America in a glider towed by aeroplane. USA, U.S.A.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Gliding for 6 1/2 days! Captain Hawks, in a glider towed by aeroplane, successfully crosses America from coast to coast. America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of people standing in trees to get a better look at the glider. M/S as the glider flies along and past the camera. M/S of it landing and taxiing. M/S of police holding the crowds back. M/S of Captain Hawks sat in his glider, his wife (?) comes up and kisses him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    824.28
    Media URN:
    18962
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:02:00 / 01:48:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1704

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