• Short Summary

    American newsreel showing dedication ceremony for pioneer airmen, the Wright Brothers.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Kitty Hawk dedication ceremony for Orville and Wilbur Wright on Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina and Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "First Flight: US remembers Kitty Hawk".

    L/S memorial on Kill Devil Hill dedicated to Orville and Wilbur Wright who took off from there in 1903. C/U the memorial. L/S crowd of people at commemoration at base of memorial shaft. Fighter 'planes flying overhead.

    L/S members of the "Early Birds Club" - aviation pioneers, all wearing matching hats. L/S interior of the Smithsonian Institute, Washington. M/S Kittyhawk aircraft. C/U "Spirit of St. Louis" aircraft. M/S Milton Wright presenting title of the 'plane to Chief Justice Cinson. Elevated general view Smithsonian Institute with both 'planes visible.

    Date given on old record is 23/12/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2260.05
    Media URN:
    65110
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:24:00 / 01:12:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 2064 B

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