• Short Summary

    Professor Kirsten and his invention - an aeroplane with rotating wings.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Washington".

    New type plane demonstrated in Washington DC, United States of America.

    An American inventor, Professor Kirsten, demonstrates his bizarre invention: an aeroplane with rotating wings and tail fit. Various shots of the professor looking at moving model of the plane. He claims a full sized machine of this type would be able to take off and land straight up or down. Narrator sounds a little sceptical.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.24
    Media URN:
    13987
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:06:00 / 01:19:30:00
    Canister:
    37/81

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