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  • Short Summary

    The Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce sets off on a round-the-world flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Heston Park. To fly round the world - alone! Hon. Mrs. Victor Bruce sets off in her Blackburn 'Blue Bird' on greatest adventure yet undertaken by a woman."

    Heston Park Airfield, Middlesex.

    Shot of famous female aviator Hon. Mrs Bruce standing next to her 'Bluebird' aircraft.

    Closer shot of her seated in cockpit talking. She appears to be using her radio. More shots of her in cockpit. She is wearing a flying helmet.

    Man, presumably her husband, hands in equipment and food and drink to her. She shuts the cockpit and gives him a kiss.

    Shots of the plane taking off.

    N.B. The Hon Mrs Victor Bruce was, before her marriage, Mary Petre. MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    743.30
    Media URN:
    7786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:50:00 / 02:00:07:00
    Canister:
    30/35

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