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  • Short Summary

    Sadi Lecointe, famous French Airman, wins the Gordon Bennett aviation cup.

  • Description

    Etampes, France.

    Intertitle: "THREE MILES A MINUTE. Sadi Lecointe - famous French Airman - wins Gordon Bennett aviation cup permanently for France".

    M/S of an airfield, people mill about near several biplanes. M/S of a biplane preparing for take off - the propeller starts to whirl. Good C/U of Sadi Lecointe sitting in the cockpit, smiling for the camera. M/S of a biplane with a large number 9 on it taking off. C/U of a man in a flying hat and goggles posing for the camera in front of a biplane - Lecointe again?

    Intertitle: "Our only Competitor, E.P. Raynham on a Martinsyde had to retire".

    M/S of a man - Raynham? - leaning on the wing of his plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    214.17
    Media URN:
    21597
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:03:00 / 01:18:07:00
    Canister:
    G 706

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