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  • Short Summary

    Early flying machine is demonstrated.

  • Description

    Story begins with an intertitle: "Unlike most of the flappers we know, this one has wings."

    M/S of a man constructing a flying machine. Another man assists him in attaching a wing to his machine. C/U of the bottom of the machine as the inventor cranks a handle to start it.

    M/S of the machine with wings flapping. The other man struggles with the machine as it seems to want to take off. He holds on to it as the wings flap and is pulled down the road away from the camera into the distance.

    Nice footage of eccentric wannabe aviator!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    866.15
    Media URN:
    14852
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:18:00 / 01:27:39:00
    Canister:
    EP 079

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