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    Footage of the Italian team and it's seaplane for the schneider trophy, Calshot, Hampshire.

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    Calshot, Hampshire.

    No titles for this item. However, the paperwork titles read: "ITALY'S TEAM FOR THE SCHNEIDER CUP - May the luck be equal and the best team win.

    Several shots of the Italian Sea plane being wheeled from hangar. L/S's and M/S's of numerous workmen working on the plane. M/S's of the engine running on the aeroplane. L/S of plane being wheeled into the water. L/S's of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) standing with senior airmen. L/S of the plane being worked on in the hangar.

    Several shots of the plane being pushed bak towards the hangar. L/S of the Prince sitting in open topped car with other officials. Footage repeats. M/S's of men looking at the propeller of the plane spinning around. L/S of plane in the water being towed out (or towed in) to see by boat.

    L/S's of seaplane powering slowly through the water (if it's trying to take off it's a poor attempt). L/S of boat alongside the plane. Good L/S of large warship. L/S of plane being brought in on the back of boat. Various shots of the planes going through the water attempting to take off.

    Note: This item appears to be cuts and out takes for item titled "THE PRINCE OF WALES" on Pathe Master Tape *PM0800*. The Italian team members in the film include the following: Sgt.Major Francesco Agello, Lt. Giovanni Monti, Lt.Remo Cadringher, Capt.Alberto Canaveri, Lt.Col.Mario Bernascon.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:18:00 / 01:42:40:00
    G 1638

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