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  • Short Summary

    Detroit holds an international hot air balloon race.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " International Gordon Bennett balloon race. Won by America again - Gt. Britain finished fourth!"

    Detroit, United States of America (USA).

    M/S of several hot air balloons rising up from an airfield as an airship passes in the sky. A group of men stand as a shot of smoke and fire flashes from a balloon, which is launching out of shot. A balloon rises up and lifts off. L/S lift off. USA is marked on one. L/S crowd milling about, but in the centre two men appear to have a fight or a bit of a friendly punch up.

    Note: Is this The Gordon Bennett!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    700.07
    Media URN:
    33382
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:21:00 / 01:09:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1436

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