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  • Short Summary

    Shots of several famous early aviators at flying session in Blackpool.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Full title reads: Blackpool. Lancashire Aero Club's Successful Aviation Meeting. A V Roe of Manchester. The plucky aviator who uses a biplane of his own design and construction".

    Various shots of AV Roe sitting in his triplane.

    Intertitle reads: "... Tetard on his biplane".

    Tetard sits in his plane preparing for take off.

    Intertitle reads: "... Chavez who broke the World's record for altitude in his Bleriot Monoplane".

    Shots of George Chavez in plane.

    Intertitle reads: "... Drexel, who won the second prize for duration".

    Shots of Drexel in plane.

    Intertitle reads: "Jones (Robert Lorraine the actor) whose daring flight was a sensation of the meeting".

    Shot looking up from ground at Robert Lorraine; actor & aviator; seated in plane.

    Intertitle reads: "Grace and his mascot 'Towzer' who never leaves his master, and seems to enjoy the back draught of the propeller"

    Side view, Grace in airline. CU Grace's dog & mascot on ground beside airline.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1702.04
    Media URN:
    60564
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:21:00 / 01:14:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 D (C)

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