• Short Summary

    A two year old boy arrives at Croydon with his father after flight from Iraq.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Croydon. Youngest Air Traveller? Mr Richards & his little 2 year old motherless son, Ian, home after 4,000 miles air journey from Basra, Persia."

    Croydon, Greater London.

    A large Imperial Airways biplane airliner taxies across the airfield at Croydon. (Sound Track runs out).

    Mr Richards comes out of the plane carrying his young son, Ian. Other passengers also get off.

    He walks across to the Airport terminal building and waves to someone waiting inside.

    C/U of young Ian wearing his little bobble hat.

    Shot of the child being handed over to a woman as they walk out of the building.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    689.15
    Media URN:
    5275
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:15:00 / 01:23:26:00
    Canister:
    32/102

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "A large Imperial Airways biplane" - it's a Handley Page HP.42, Reg. No. G-AAXD, named "Horatius".

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