• Short Summary

    Mrs Roosevelt helps to launch the "Yankee Clipper", near Washington, District of Columbia.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "MRS ROOSEVELT NAMES LARGEST US PLANE"

    L/S's of the enormous flying boat at Annogacia naval air base near Washington, District of Columbia. L/S of Mrs Roosevelt standing next to the large aeroplane holding a bottle of champagne she says, "it will take me a few minutes to break it you know I'll never do it on the first try !" Very good M/S's and L/S's of the 'Yankee Clipper' taking to the sky.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1003.48
    Media URN:
    19201
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:26:00 / 01:44:15:00
    Canister:
    39/23

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