• Short Summary

    Bert Hinkler, pioneer Australian aviator and aeroplane mechanic arrives at Melbourne, Australia after record flight from England

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: To Australia - 16 days! Cheers of thousands greet Captain Bert Hinkler who arrives at Melbourne, after record flight from England (12,000 miles)

    Race course / Crowd cheering with hats waved / Bi-plane taxiing along paddock / Hinkler, wearing suit, gets out of plane / Hinkler in car along racetrack

    INTERTITLE: His mother's welcome

    Hinkler embraces his mother on podium / Crowd / Hinkler waving to crowd with hat
    Background: Bert Hinkler, pioneer Australian aviator and aeroplane mechanic arrives at Melbourne, Australia after record flight from England

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1RAOJNYX5ECJ4E9FXN2NV01P5
    Media URN:
    VLVA1RAOJNYX5ECJ4E9FXN2NV01P5
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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