• Short Summary

    Harold Gatty and Wiley Post take off on a transatlantic flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. The World Wonder Flyers! First pictures of the two amazing airmen - Harold Gatty and Wiley Post with their machine 'Winnie Mae' on their departure from Roosevelt Field."

    Intertitle reads: "Navigator Gatty - photographing for the Pathe Gazette - has with him the first motion picture camera ever carried on a Transatlantic aeroplane flight."

    Roosevelt Field, United States of America (USA).

    Gatty shows on a map the route they propose to take. Wiley Post looks on. They are standing next to their plane. Post hands Gatty some small film cans and tell him to 'get some pictures'. CU Pathe logo on the side of the plane. The aviators climb into their plane.

    Intertitle reads: "Off at dawn!"

    Shots of Post and Gatty. They pose for a moment by their Monoplane.

    Air to air shots of plane in flight.

    N.B. Contains some different material to that in 863.29.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    847.18
    Media URN:
    12113
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:33:00 / 01:32:41:00
    Canister:
    31/54

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "They are standing next to their plane" - it's a Lockheed Vega monoplane.

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