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  • Short Summary

    Film star Tallulah Bankhead is present as Hugh Speaight makes inaugural flight in hot air balloon. Oxford, Oxfordshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "UP IN THE SKY EVER SO HIGH!" Miss Tallulah Bankhead at inaugural ascent by Mr Hugh Speaight of Oxford University Balloon Union. Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    M/S as a group of men carry the basket and place it under the hot air balloon. L/S of Tallulah Bankhead stood beside it with some other men. M/S of her talking to others. C/U of a young man, possibly Mr Speaight. C/U of Tallulah looking at the camera, she laughs. M/S as she lets go of a small balloon. M/S of the hot air balloon, it is moved along the ground and the rope is chopped, the balloon rises into the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    820.37
    Media URN:
    18910
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:30:00 / 01:58:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1695

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