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  • Short Summary

    Charles Kingsford Smith arrives at Heston airfield after long flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Heston. 'Hard Luck, 'Smithy'!' Air Commodore Kingsford-Smith famous Australia-England airman - safely here after gruelling flight."

    Heston, Middlesex / Greater London.

    Crowd gather round small biplane on the airfield.

    Very dark shots - presumably of Charles Kingsford Smith speaking to press and crowd about his flight.

    N.B. These shots may need to be re-graded before use.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    869.29
    Media URN:
    12748
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:36:00 / 01:46:23:00
    Canister:
    31/82

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