• Short Summary

    A ship's Captain uses an autogyro to get to his vessel on time.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. Leaving it to the last minute. Capt. Storey 'makes his ship' regularly by autogyro taxi."

    United States of America (USA).

    A ships captain runs across a landing pad and climbs into an auto-gyro which already has its engine running. The plane takes off.

    Air to air shots of the autogyro as it flies over docks. The aircraft comes in to land on dockside. The Captain climbs out and walks to his ship. A sign on the tail of the plane reads: "Kellett Autogiro".

    Captain Storey gets on board his ship and the autogyro takes off. The ship leaves port with a toot of its whistle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    655.17
    Media URN:
    26395
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:31:00 / 01:28:44:00
    Canister:
    31/103

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