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  • Short Summary

    General Sykes gets on board a Vicker's Viking amphibian aeroplane which sets off from the Thames.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Centre of London to Centre of Paris Direct! General Sykes leaves the Thames on Vicker's famous Amphibian Viking and lands on the Seine in record time.

    There is a shot of the Viking on the ground with the Houses of Parliament in the background. General Sykes straps his helmet on and climbs into the plane. It taxis and drives through the river Thames.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    232.30
    Media URN:
    22238
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:50:00 / 01:51:47:00
    Canister:
    G 768

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