• Short Summary

    The world gliding championship is held in Great Hucklow, Derbyshire.

  • Description

    Great Hucklow, Derbyshire.

    GV & GT Hucklow: Gliders on ground. SV & SCU putting tail on No 40, English plastic. SV Argentinean name on glider trucks. SCU & SV Yugoslavs pulling glider from its trailer. SV glider being pulled to takeoff position. SV top rope being carried to glider. SV woman with bats signalling to winchman. SV winchman replying with bats. SCU winch racing. SV glider being towed into air. Wheels drop, cable and parachute go. SCU Wills, the English champion adjusting harness. SV bat girl signalling. Back view, Wills taking off. SC crowd. LV & CU glider soaring in sky. SV crowd. Air to air, gliders, & CU. Air to air, glider swooping low ground below. LV gliders against clouds.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    174.21
    Media URN:
    29619
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:22:00 / 01:45:35:00
    Canister:
    54/56

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