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  • Short Summary

    Squadron Leader Maclaren's last minute preparations before he flies round the globe.

  • Description

    Calshot, Hampshire.

    Title: "Good Luck and God Speed! Squadron Leader A.S. Maclaren sets out on daring attempt to fly round the World".

    M/S of four men talking in a huddle. M/S of Maclaren and a woman (his wife?) piling up assorted bits of luggage, the background a small crowd are gathered beside a biplane in front of an aircraft hanger. M/S of a man passing up a camera to Maclaren in the cockpit, Maclaren fixes the camera to tripod attached to the plane. Low angled of Maclaren fiddling with the camera. M/S of the man lifting a little girl - the Squadron Leader's daughter? - to sit next to Maclaren in the cockpit.

    Note: for more stories about MacLaren, please see - MACLAREN ARRIVES IN CALCUTTA in G 1071, US WORLD FLIERS HERE in G 1104, HIS HEROIC FAILURE - G 1122 and MACLAREN FLYER in G 1123 - all from 1924. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    336.02
    Media URN:
    24312
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:08:00 / 01:01:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1071

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