• Short Summary

    Educational film about how far aviation has come since Lawrence Hargreaves.

  • Description

    Note: This item has been shot in several locations.

    L/S of the cliff tops looking out over the Tasman Sea. L/S of large memorial engraving to aviator Lawrence Hargreaves. Several L/S's of reproduced models of Hargreaves kites. L/S of aborigine throwing a boomerang. Library footage and various shots of the great aviators of the past including good footage of Bert Hinkler and Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith. M/S's of men working on aeroplane engines in a factory in Australia. M/S of the Fairy Battle taking off. Several shots of the plane in flight. L/S of Hargreaves memorial. L/S's of Australian bombers in flight with stills of famous aviators from the past superimposed.

    Note: Name on old record was Lawrence Hargrave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1298.03
    Media URN:
    43051
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:37:00 / 01:05:44:00
    Canister:
    NSP 244

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