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  • Short Summary

    Colonel Charles Lindbergh and his new wife inaugurate new air and rail service across America, film star Mary Pickford christens his aeroplane. Glendale, California, USA, U.S.A.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New air and rail transport service across America from Atlantic coast to Pacific, inaugurated by "Lone Eagle" Lindbergh with his bride as first passenger. Mary Pickford christened his 'plane. Glendale, California, America (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S of Mrs Charles Lindbergh talking to film star Mary Pickford who is holding a bouquet of flowers, they are standing in front of the aeroplane. M/S as Mary holds a bottle of champagne and smashes it against the propellor of the aeroplane after making a speech, she climbs down again. M/S of Colonel Charles Lindbergh standing with some other men. M/S as he climbs into the aeroplane. M/S of him in the pilot's seat.

    (Spellings for search purposes - Lindburg, Lindberg, Lindburgh)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    796.27
    Media URN:
    36032
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:27:00 / 01:39:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1627

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