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    Helicopter in action spraying, Pan American plane, largest French plane.

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    Grand Palais, Esplanade des Invalides, Paris, France.

    18th Paris aviation exhibition. Documentation states more than 300 of the world's principal aircraft industries are represented and the number of planes scheduled for display and flight demonstrations required the use of all the city's landing fields.

    CU An illuminated sphere exhibit LS & LMS elevated GV of the salon showing planes on display LS people entering salon MS. President Vincent Auriol and other officials arriving for the opening ceremony. MS. Auriol and others entering exhibition. MS. Pan from Pres. Auriol to aeroplane exhibit. SCU. Auriol walking round. SCU. Auriol looking round. MS. Auriol and others looking round. LS. Les Invalides Palace - exterior, with Westland Sikorsky helicopter flying past dome. MS. Helicopter in flight. Dome of Les Invalides in background. MS. A 'Westland Sikorsky' helicopter that has flown from London, landing in front of Les Invalides. Man walks forward to it. MS. Man alighting from helicopter. Possibly Col. Rupert Preston, Gen. Sec. of the Royal Airclub of England. SCU. Wing Commander Gardner alighting from 'plane. SCU. Gardner and another talking to Mr. Leonard, Paris Prefect of Police. MS. Press cameraman operating LMS. Helicopter taking off again. (pilot Alan Bristow) MS. Helicopter in flight. MS. Powder for destroying may-bugs loaded into helicopter, and SCU. CU. Helicopter taking off and rising above camera. SCU. Cow in field watching. MS. Side view helicopter rising to begin its pest-destroying mission. LMS. Helicopter spraying field, and LS. SCU. Cow watching. MS. Helicopter spraying. MS. Helicopter landing. SCU. A swarm of maybugs. MS. The world's largest 'plane - the American Clipper - landing at a Paris airfield. MS. The double-decker 'plane on the airfield. MS. Helicopter flying over airfield. MS. Ditto and flying over the Clipper 'plane (3 shots). MS. Tail view of the Clipper. MS. The Clipper taxiing. SCU. Pilot and air hostess waving from steps. MS. Side view of the 'plane. SCU. Three-quarters view of 'plane. CU. Nose of 'plane bearing words 'Clipper America' and PAA insignia. SCU. One of the propellors. SCU. Interior view of 'plane. SCU. Back view of pilot and co-pilot at controls. LV. Aerial view of Paris seen through window of 'plane. LS. Aerial view of Paris. SCU. Co-pilot giving instructions. LS. Aerial view of Paris showing Eiffel Tower. MS. Belly of 'plan showing undercarriage being let down. MS. Belly of 'plane as wheels touch down. CU. Side view 'plane taxiing in. CU.C.U.CU.CU.and NCU. Wheels as is taxis in. MS. The largest French 'plane - 'S.E. 2.010' in flight. LMS. Landing. LS. Looking up at 'plane in flight. MS. The 'SE 2.010' landing.


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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:44:00 / 01:59:43:00
    UN 2118 A

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