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  • Short Summary

    First aerial cinema - films are projected from inside the aeroplane onto a screen near the front.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Movies" above the clouds! First aerial cinema makes pioneer flight. Croydon, Surrey.

    M/S of a projector being set up and threaded, two men lift it off its stand and carry it up the steps into the aeroplane, a man shuts the door behind them. M/S as the camera pans across the pilot and aeroplane, it is advertising the film being shown which is 'Lost World'. L/S of the aeroplane. M/S as men shake hands with others boarding the aeroplane, the projectionist squeezes in behind the projector and is handed another reel of film. M/S as the camera pans across the aeroplane as it taxis, L/S as it takes off. M/S interior as they all sit in front of the screen and look excited, one man applauds.

    Note: there is a shorter version of this item with the same title which is tinted mauve, it is on *PM0386*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:53:00 / 01:52:03:00
    G 1179

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