Gordon Bennett Balloon Race in Geneva, Switzerland.
Full titles read: "...the start for the Gordon Bennett Balloon Race in Geneva - endurance not speed, wins this !"
Good L/S's of the various balloons being inflated in large field. M/S of balloonists inside Pathe basket of one of the balloons preparing for takeoff. Various shots of the balloons taking off. The balloonists wave to the crowds.
Note: there is a duplicate copy of this story on *PM0440* - check for best quality - EB 2001.