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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of mail planes in the United States and antiaircraft gunners.

  • Description

    Damaged title card reads, "Pathe News - More than five tons of mail and express are handled daily".

    Aircraft are loaded with mail from vans. Aircraft seen taking off over camera. Air-to-air of aircraft in flight over city, unloading mail. Also shots of night activity loading mail and preparing aircraft and shots of aircraft in snow. Shots spliced on from other stories: Capitola California antiaircraft gunners perform target practice in the air and Navy pilots from Honolulu fly in formation.

    This item is quite scratched.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    752.19
    Media URN:
    35243
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:30:00 / 01:42:01:00
    Canister:
    EP 006

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