• Short Summary

    Footage of the a new seaplane called the Santos Dumont.

  • Description

    Note: Location of the events are unknown.

    Full titles read: "When Bleriot first flew the channel 24 years ago - even he little realised the giant he was to make in 1933 but here it is today aptly named after another famous flight pioneer, Santos Dumont."

    Several very good shots of the enormous seaplane named the 'Santos Dumont' in its hangar. It has three giant propellers on it. L/S of man climbing inside the aeroplane.

    Inter title reads: "Weighing 11 tons, it could carry 60 passengers at over a 100 miles an hour."

    L/S of the plane speeding along a lake and taking off. Various shots of the plane in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1086.17
    Media URN:
    37584
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:50:00 / 01:32:01:00
    Canister:
    PT 181

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