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  • Short Summary

    First pictures of aeroplanes landing on a U.S. Aircraft Carrier at sea and installation of the Grand Chancellor of The Knight of Phythias.

  • Description

    Item title reads - How it's done! First pictures of hitherto jealously guarded secret method of landing aeroplanes on United States Aircraft carriers at sea. America, (USA, U.S.A.)

    M/S as one aircraft comes into land, sailors rush up to it. M/S as it taxis along. Various shots as others comes into land and stop at a low barrier to prevent them going too far.

    Intertitle - ' - and here's another unique first picture - Installation of Grand Chancellor of the Knight of Phythias, recorded by the camera for the first time!'

    L/S as the members walk along dressed in robes and helmets and various other costumes. The setting could be in New York with the Chrysler building in the background. The Grand Chancellor in his robes walks arm in arm with another man. L/S as they stand around a table with a book on it. M/S's of them speaking. The Grand Chancellor walks down a path and kneels. The man standing in front of him touches his shoulder with a sword and puts a crown on his head, he also hands him a sceptre. C/U of The Grand Chancellor in crown and robes sitting on a throne.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    772.05
    Media URN:
    35490
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:12:00 / 01:10:03:00
    Canister:
    G 1563

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