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  • Short Summary

    New World Record set at French Air Race in Etampes, France.

  • Description

    Air Race at Etampes, France.

    Full titles read: "NEW WORLD'S RECORD - for air speed set up by G. Lasne (France) in Race for Deutsch Cup."

    M/S's of pilot in biplane preparing for takeoff.

    Intertitle reads: "Jimmy James would have won for England - but whilst flying a 220 miles p.h. had to descend owing to being slowly strangled by tapes."

    M/S of Jimmy James sitting in cockpit of aeroplane. C/U of James. L/S of James's plane taxiing down airfield (Could be footage of Lasne).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    284.23
    Media URN:
    23281
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:13:00 / 01:31:27:00
    Canister:
    G 917

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