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  • Short Summary

    Crown Prince of Japan enjoys his first flight in an aeroplane.

  • Description

    Location of events is unknown, somewhere in England.

    Title: "Stag Lane Aerodrome. Prince Chichibu. Crown Prince of Japan enjoys his first 'joy ride'."

    M/S of the Japanese Prince standing by the tail of an aeroplane, two men help him into a flying helmet and goggles. M/S of the Prince climbing into the front seat of an aeroplane, one of the men secures the Prince's safety harness before climbing into the back seat to pilot the plane. M/S of the plane driving over a field, away from the camera, to take off (shot changes before plane is airborne.

    M/S of the Prince and the pilot climbing out of the plane once it has landed, two men are on hand to assist the Prince. The Prince then talks to a group of men and one woman gathered around the plane, the Prince grins broadly as he takes off his helmet. M/S of the group; the pilot is showing the Prince a map. Various C/Us of the Prince and the pilot standing beside the plane.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record for details.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:36:00 / 01:26:35:00
    G 1303

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