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  • Short Summary

    Sir Samuel Hoare inaugurates the new Armstrong-Siddeley air mail liner, which leaves with bundles of mail for India. Croydon, Greater London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - To India in 7 days with Sir Samuel Hoare, Air Minister, onboard the giant Armstrong-Siddeley, air mail liner, inaugurates British Civil Aviation's most noteworthy advance. Croydon, Greater London.

    Various shots of mail bags being loaded from a lorry into the hold of the aeroplane. M/S as the aeroplane taxis, M/S of Sir Samuel stood with another man, plus the pilot and navigator.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    784.18
    Media URN:
    35731
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:50:00 / 01:48:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1595

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