• Short Summary

    Wiley Post comes in to land in New York after his record breaking flight.

  • Description

    Sound starts first.

    Full title reads: "New York. Round the world in 186 hours. Thousands give Mr Wiley Post a wild welcome on his arrival, after beating his own record by over 21 hours."

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Dark shots as Aviator Wiley Post's monoplane lands. Crowds are there to greet him. Spotlights shine on the plane. Crowds surge forward and surround the plane.

    Post can be seen climbing out of the top of the plane. MS of Post on top of plane. He has a bandage / patch over one eye.

    N.B. Post flew around the World between 15 and 22 July 1933 in his single engined Lockheed Vega - 'Winnie Mae'. Post was wearing a patch because he only had one eye.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    729.04
    Media URN:
    6548
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:16:00 / 01:04:56:00
    Canister:
    33/63

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