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  • Short Summary

    An aircraft race is staged at Northolt.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Won at 56 miles an hour. Sir Philip Sassoon, under-secretary for air, sees race for his own cup."

    Northolt, London

    M/S airfield with planes lined up - a flag is waved for the off, and the biplanes take off, flying low over the buildings of the aerodrome. There a dark cloud of smoke from one aircraft in a mock bombing. M/S, after landing of a congratulatory handshake for one pilot who wears a white overall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    684.08
    Media URN:
    33023
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:21:00 / 01:14:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1402

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