• Short Summary

    Sir John Alcock pilots a Pathe cameraman for Aerial pictures of London.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "London From Above - Sir John Alcock -- the hero of the Atlantic flight -- pilots Pathe Cameraman in a Vickers Vimy Rolls-Royce Commercial Machine."

    London.

    MS. Aviator Sir John Alcock (the first man to fly the Atlantic) climbing into cockpit of Vickers Vimy aircraft - camera gear is placed inside plane.

    Intertitle: "The Tower and Tower Bridge" Aerial view of Tower Bridge.

    Intertitle: Aerial view Albert Hall.

    Intertitle: Trafalgar Square Aerial view Trafalgar Square.

    MS. Alcock and Pathe cameraman (believed Jones).

    Note: Nitrate film beyond repair. This is NOT AVAILABLE FOR HD TRANSFER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    198.09
    Media URN:
    30091
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1919
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:28:00 / 01:12:13:00
    Canister:
    G 600

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