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  • Short Summary

    We see a tiny plane being flown and a massive plane being built.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Midget and Mammoth - The latest wonders in aeroplane construction"

    VS as a man demonstrates his new invention - a very small plane with foldaway wings. He climbs into the cockpit of the plane and we see it take off. The plane may be called 'The Lanier'. VS as it flies overhead.

    VS of men working on the construction of a massive plane in a hanger. They are perched on the frames of the wings. VS of the massive plane / flying boat. Name on the plane reads: "Lieutenant De Vaisseau Paris". One of the engines is tested. More good shots of construction. A sign on the plane suggests that it is for use on transatlantic routes and weighs 37 tonnes.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 34/93.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2745.04
    Media URN:
    80828
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1934
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:47:00 / 01:04:12:00
    Canister:
    34/93 / UNI GAZ ROLL 36

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