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  • Short Summary

    President Calvin Coolidge opens World Air Conference on flying's 25th anniversary. Orville Wright attends. Washington, America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - World Air Conference opened in Washington by President Coolidge on flying's 25th anniversary. America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S as two officers emerge from a building followed by President Calvin Coolidge and another man. They stand on the steps for a while as newsreel cameramen rush round them to set up for the next shot. L/S of the delegates at the conference, the camera pans across them. M/S of four stood together talking.

    Intertitle - 'Orville Wright - aviation's great pioneer.'

    C/U of Orville Wright's face, M/S as he shakes hands with another man.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    780.21
    Media URN:
    35662
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:36:00 / 01:28:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1566

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