• Short Summary

    Aviator Meryse Hilsz arrives home after her attempt at a non-stop flight from Saigon.

  • Description

    Le Bourget, France.

    Various shots of aviator Meryse Hilsz arriving back in France after her attempt at a non-stop flight from Saigon to Paris. Commentator says she crashed in the Persian Gulf but wasn't hurt. Meryse gets out of her plane and chats to people (journalists?) in the crowd waiting on the tarmac. Commentator comments on her "natty flying suit and charming permanent wave".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    953.43
    Media URN:
    16271
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:00:00 / 01:38:34:00
    Canister:
    38/12

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