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    Oscar Garden makes solo flight from England to Australia.

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    Oscar Garden flies solo England to Australia.

    Aviation. Oscar Garden makes solo flight from England to Australia; c. 1920s; here he lands in New Zealand. Shot of biplane taxiing across field. Another doing same; both look like they're going to take off. CU pilot Oscar Garden (?) stands next to aeroplane with another man;pilot takes off headgear. CU Garden by aeroplane; plane has Star of David on it; maybe Garden is Jewish? G. w/ 3 other men; one in a very shiny coat. MS G.; etc. stand on raised structure- -looks like giant French door w/ a bell hanging up high. Car w/ G. in back is mobbed by excited children; a swarm of boy fans surround the hero; some even climbing on the car. Stunts; long-distance flights

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:23:00 / 01:15:18:00
    ON 390 J

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