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  • Short Summary

    18 hot air balloons take part in the Gordon Bennett balloon race in Brussels, Belgium. Tinted.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Gordon Bennett balloon race. 18 balloons from seven nations compete - "Elsie", the British entry was wrecked by collision with train at Etaples. Brussels, Belgium.

    L/S of hot air balloons slowly taking off, L/S of the crowd watching from the side. M/S as one balloon sails away, one of them is kept down with netting over the top. M/S of a lady and some men watching and smiling. L/S of a balloon sailing high up. M/S of various ones on the ground and another sailing away. L/S of crowds waving as one balloon makes its way up. One with 'USA army' on the side is tethered on the ground, another one sails upwards.

    Note: this item is tinted yellow, there is a longer black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0406*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    406.11
    Media URN:
    19504
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:54:00 / 01:20:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1197

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