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  • Short Summary

    Shots of hero American airmen on Western Front.

  • Description

    Paperwork reads - 'USA airmen heroes - on Western Front Americans are taking large share of Allies' air-battle successes'.

    CU of American flying ace sitting, relaxing; he says something. CU as man ties on hood. CU front of aeroplane with spinning propeller; man climbs in. Back view of plane taxiing across flat field.

    Shot of group of American airmen holding up large American flag; and pet or mascot animals lioness and dogs. CU lioness with mouth open. Pan to dog and man. Another man lifts a lion cub over to the mother; another dog appears under man's arm.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1866.44
    Media URN:
    71827
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:23:00 / 01:45:09:00
    Canister:
    ON 047 I

Comments (1)

  1. tunbridgewellsmuseum says

    It looks like it may be Gervais Raoul Lufbery and the Lafayette Escadrille with their lion cubs Whiskey and Soda.

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