• Short Summary

    Tribute to airman Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sir Charles Kingsford Smith - "Smithy " - The World's Greatest Airman! (Col. Lindbergh). A tribute to the great Australian - who has now added 'England to Australia in a week' to his long list of records!"

    Shots in cockpit of plane. We see ace aviator Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith at the controls.

    Shot of Kingsford Smith standing in doorway of plane talking about setting up weekly airmail between Australia and England (British Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald is listening to him).

    CU of Kingsford-Smith standing by plane he says "Thank You very much indeed and cheerio."

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    733.33
    Media URN:
    6659
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:19:00 / 01:44:58:00
    Canister:
    33/83

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