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  • Short Summary

    A glider is seen - various shots of the plane and its creator.

  • Description

    "Light as a feather, yet tremendously strong, a new glider."

    Strange angle C/U of what is presumably the rear of the aircraft. L/S of the body of the 'plane with its creator standing proudly beside it. C/Us of various parts of the craft. C/Us of men unscrewing part of the construction. More shots of the lattice work frame of the glider. Men lift up the wing frame to show how light it is.

    Various shots of the plane with its enormous wings. M/S of the craft with the inventor leaning proudly against it. More shot of the wings. "Probably one of these days we'll all leave the earth to have a quiet glide - it will be the only peaceful place available." L/S of the glider in flight. People stand on a hillside watching the plane pass overhead.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 637.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    898.18
    Media URN:
    36416
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:52:00 / 01:33:25:00
    Canister:
    EP 151

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