• Short Summary

    76 French aeroplanes fly over Sahara Desert.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Mass French Flight over the Sahara".

    Sahara Desert, North Africa.

    76 French aeroplanes fly over desert in show of power.

    Various shots of aeroplanes on desert being prepared for take off. A French flags flies from one of the planes. Various shots of aeroplanes taking off and in flight. M/S of men sitting inside aeroplane, looking out of windows. Great view of Niger River, Gao (Mali) and Bamako (Mali) from the air. Aerial shots of hills and Mountain of Tessali (looks like something from film, 'The English Patient'). C/U of pilot in cockpit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    945.06
    Media URN:
    16105
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:58:00 / 01:04:54:00
    Canister:
    37/98

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