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  • Short Summary

    Air balloons set off for the Gordon-Bennett race in America.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cleveland. The Balloonists' Derby. Ward van Ormen wins International Gordon-Bennett Balloon Race for America."

    Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America (USA).

    Aerial views over large airfield where lots of hot air balloons are parked in rows. Shots of various balloons (including some sponsored by Goodyear).

    Shots of crowds watching the start of the balloon Derby.

    Shots of balloons being inflated.

    Shot of unidentified man talking to microphone from balloon basket / gondola - possibly winner of the race, Ward Van Ormen.

    Shots of balloon No. 4 taking off. One of the balloonists stands on edge of basket and waves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    743.11
    Media URN:
    7768
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:31:00 / 01:16:35:00
    Canister:
    30/32

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