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  • Short Summary

    Alan Cobham returns from flight to Australia to rapturous welcome in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Triumph for British Aviation. Great Welcome for Alan Cobham home again after his wonderful flight to Australia and back, 26,000 miles!"

    Westminster, London.

    L/S of Cobham's seaplane swooping down over Westminster Bridge and landing on River Thames in front of Houses of Parliament. M/S of seaplane floating on Thames. M/S of Cobham standing in a dinghy moored next to seaplane, he combs his hair. L/S of Cobham getting out of dinghy and running up steps to bank side. M/S of Cobham greeting friends and family waiting at top of steps. L/S of Cobham's car driving through crowds lining streets of Westminster.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

    Note: see separate record for TRIUMPH OF BRITISH AVIATION (version 1 of 2). AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    640.06
    Media URN:
    26286
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:06:00 / 01:07:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1334

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