Hot air balloonists from 7 nations gather in St Louis for Gordon Bennett race. America.
Item title reads - New balloons soar in Gordon Bennett race. St. Louis - 6 foreign bags (rest of title is obscured by timecode.).
L/S of crowds on the ground, M/S of huge hot air balloons. M/S as men attach sandbags to the netting, the camera pans across them. M/S of the balloons suspended in the air. M/S's as people gather around one ready to go. L/S of one floating in the air. M/S of United States Navy balloon in the air displaying the Star Spangled Banner, pan down to basket underneath. M/S of Good Year airship flying in the sky between them.
Note: another version with the same title and some of the same footage exists in G 1649 on *PM0804*.