• Short Summary

    Airman Douglas Corrigan arrives home to New York and is welcomed with a ticker tape parade after flying to Dublin by mistake. America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Wrong Way" Corrigan.

    Airman Douglas Corrigan arrives home after having flown to Dublin by mistake. New York, America (USA).

    Various shots of the ship 'Manhattan' coming in to New York harbour, L/S of Statue of Liberty in the background. L/S of crowds on the street waiting to welcome him. M/S as Douglas Corrigan drives past crowds in a car. L/S of massive ticker tape parade.

    C/U of him on the steps of City Hall, he says he hopes if he makes any more mistakes they'll turn out as successful of this one, everyone laughs. He also says the papers made up stories about him having girlfriends. In reply to a question about whether the Irish girls were interested in him he says he didn't see many over there, and the ones on the boat back left him alone and seemed to be the tame kind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    975.37
    Media URN:
    17813
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:10:00 / 01:44:04:00
    Canister:
    38/65

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