• Short Summary

    Good footage of a night flight as we travel between Sydney and Brisbane, Australia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "NIGHT FLIGHT!"

    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

    Brief shots of passengers boarding a Dakota aeroplane at night for the mail flight to Brisbane in Queensland. C/U of the propellor starting to spin; the plane takes off. Ground to air M/S pan with Dakota flying overhead at night. Various shots during the flight show the view from the plane, pilot and crew in the cockpit, passengers in their seats, C/Us of dials in the cockpit. The plane starts to descend into Brisbane; lights of the city and then the runway are seen - could be any city at night. Plane taxis after landing. The airline pilot shows a log sheet or logbook to a man in a boiler suit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1192.29
    Media URN:
    41127
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:05:00 / 01:55:40:00
    Canister:
    PT 499

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