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  • Short Summary

    Pilot Lady Bailey christens Frank Wase's Spartan light aeroplane at Croydon, Greater London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Solo flight to New Zealand. BAILEY, LADY A. christens Mr Frank Wase's Spartan light 'plane before setting off on 13,500 mile flight. Croydon, Greater London.

    M/S as Lady Bailey smashes the bottle of champagne, which is attached to the propellor of the aeroplane, with a hammer, everyone applauds. M/S of the propellor going round, M/S of Mr Wase sat in the pilot's seat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    786.20
    Media URN:
    35758
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:36:00 / 01:25:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1600

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