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  • Short Summary

    An item which shows competitors taking off in hot air balloons for the Gordon-Bennett race.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Gordon-Bennett balloon race. 14 competitors had thrilling experiences in the terrific westerly wind. Brussels.

    L/S of two men climbing up a balloon. Two men carry another small balloon and let it go. The camera pans across bits of equipment on the ground and the crowd watching. Various shots from different angles as the hot air balloons take off and people wave from them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    244.02
    Media URN:
    22502
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:28:00 / 01:02:33:00
    Canister:
    G 809

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