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  • Short Summary

    Close shots of one of the seaplanes to race in the Schneider Cup.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Racing seaplanes - the last word! Bristow-Bristol crusader - first air-cooled engine to be entered for the Schneider cup - a miracle of speed and beauty."

    Felixstowe, Suffolk

    M/S radial engined seaplane being wheeled out of a hanger by aircrew. It is wheeled past camera towards the waterfront. C/U of aeroplane shows the propeller slowly cranking and spinning into motion with a flash of smoke. View of the propeller rotating at high speed, followed by a C/U of the radial engine showing the piston rods in motion. Crew pose with others in front of the stationary aeroplane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    694.14
    Media URN:
    33286
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:05:00 / 01:30:19:00
    Canister:
    G 1424

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