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  • Short Summary

    F. Schulz flies his glider which seems to hover overhead.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The man-bird plane. F. Schulz breaks all "glider" records by remaining aloft 14 hours 8 minutes in motorless' plane."

    Germany

    L/S glider aircraft seems to hang in the air. M/S of a group of people in a open, barren landscape. They gather and look up at the sky. There is an aircraft in the sky, which seems to just hang like a buzzard. C/U of the the pilot waving. Some horses pull the aircraft up a snowy slope. The release wires fly away and there are ground to air shots, of the aircraft, and its shadow on the ground. The crowds watch as it seems to hang static in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    684.10
    Media URN:
    33025
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:48:00 / 01:15:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1402

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