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  • Short Summary

    Mr Santos Dumont at balloon race in Paris, France.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Full titles read: "MR SANTOS DUMOUNT - famous Air Pioneer - takes part in Balloon Race for the Aero Club Grand Prix."

    L/S's of hot air balloons being inflated ready for lift-off. C/U of two men in bowler hats (one could be Mr Santo Dumont). Various shots of balloons taking off. L/S's of crowds of people watching. M/S of Cameramen operating hand cranked cameras. M/S of man in basket of balloon, other men are holding the basket to the ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    266.29
    Media URN:
    23460
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:07:00 / 01:39:09:00
    Canister:
    G 877

Comments (1)

  1. wormhole says

    The gentleman in the cemtre of the picture at 00.44 is Mr Alberto Santo Dumont,
    All these Balloons are gas balloons, most likely hydrogen.

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