Hot air balloonists from 7 nations gather in St Louis for Gordon Bennett race. America.
Item title reads - The Balloonists' "Derby." 7 nations compete in Gordon Bennett race, the international sky classic! St Louis, America, (USA, U.S.A.).
L/S of huge hot air balloons on the ground, M/S pan across men attaching sandbags to the netting. Various shots of the balloons suspended before they take off, camera pans across them. M/S's of people gathered around one ready to go, M/S as one rises up. M/S of a 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*.