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  • Short Summary

    Captain C. D. Barnard and his co-pilot arrive back in Croydon after having flown from India in 4 1/2 days.

  • Description

    Item title reads - India to England in 4 1/2 days. Captain C. D. Barnard, famous flying ace, sets up marvellous new record covering 5,000 miles - Karachi - Bushire - Aleppo - Sofia - Croydon - in 5 hops in the Fokker-Jupiter "Princess Xenia." Croydon, Greater London.

    Intertitle - 'pictures taken at 8.15 p.m..'

    L/S as the aeroplane flies across the skyline. M/S as Captain Barnard gets out and shakes hands with waiting people, his co-pilot joins him. M/S of the two men with their wives (?). C/U of Barnard and his wife, the camera pans across to the co-pilot and his wife.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.26
    Media URN:
    35079
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:47:00 / 01:34:02:00
    Canister:
    G 1536

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