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  • Short Summary

    New Aerodrome is opened near Leicester.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nr Leicester. Opening of Ratcliffe Aerodrome by Sir Sefton Brancker."

    Nr Leicester, Leicestershire.

    Various shots of several aeroplanes lined up on the airfield. Sir Sefton makes speech to open the new Aerodrome. Planes fly overhead. Group of biplanes take off and fly in tight formation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    741.45
    Media URN:
    6846
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:03:00 / 02:01:08:00
    Canister:
    30/30 aka G 1745

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The opening of the aerodrome took place on 6 September 1930.

    Note that the clip is just a constant pink screen, no sound or pictures!

  2. British Pathé says

    Hhmm. We'll see if we can fix that. Sorry!

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