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  • Short Summary

    Mrs. Sissons, aged 101, goes up in an aeroplane for the first time.

  • Description

    Brighouse, Yorkshire.

    Intertitle: "'YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD TO FLY!' Mrs. Sissons - who is over 101 years of age - so enjoys flying that she proposes to go up every birthday until she is really old!"

    M/S of Mrs. S sitting in the cockpit chatting and laughing with the pilot and another man. L/S of a biplane taxiing in preparation for takeoff on a field.

    Note: there is a discrepancy in the spelling of Mrs. S's name between the intertitle - Mrs. Sissons - and the paper work - Mrs. Siddons. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    212.40
    Media URN:
    21565
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:01:00 / 01:45:39:00
    Canister:
    G 700

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