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  • Short Summary

    President Coolidge decorates Atlantic aviators from the 'Bremen' plane with America's Distinguished Flying Cross.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Honour for Atlantic Heroes - President Coolidge decorates "Bremen's" Aviators with Distinguished Flying Cross... America's highest aviation honour."

    Washington, United States of America.

    M/S of several cars driving past what looks like the Capitol building in Washington; the steps are covered with people. M/S in a garden (?) of President Coolidge pinning the Distinguished Flying Cross on the lapels of the three fliers: Captain J Fitzmaurice, Baron von Hunefeld (?) and Captain Koehl (? not sure if this is the right order). M/S panning across the three fliers; a small crowd of people watches in the background.

    Intertitle reads: "Col. Lindbergh... the lone Atlantic Flyer... extends congratulations."

    M/S shows Colonel Charles Lindbergh shaking hands with the aviators.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    726.10
    Media URN:
    34786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:46:00 / 01:17:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1502

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