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  • Short Summary

    Pilot Charles Lindbergh is given a heroes welcome in Mexico.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Lindy" lionised. Entire nation pays tribute to Lindbergh. America's modest "hero of the skies." Mexico.

    M/S of Charles Lindbergh stood in front of a crowd of people. M/S as everyone applauds when he walks under an archway and past them down a path, they throw flowers at him.

    Intertitle - 'pretty senoritas dance the famous fandango in his honour.'

    M/S profile as he watches. M/S of the ladies dancing with the men, they are all wearing traditional Mexican costume, various shots as they dance and he watches. M/S of a lady dancing on a Mexican hat on the ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    712.05
    Media URN:
    33611
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:54:00 / 01:09:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1464

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