• Short Summary

    Aviators, Wiley Post and Harold Gatty, return to heroes welcome in New York after record-breaking 16,500 mile flight, circling the world by plane in nine days.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Circle Globe in 9 Days

    USA: New York:
    EXT/NIGHT
    Plane 'Winnie Mae', carrying Post and Getty, comes in to land
    Plane taxiing on tarmac
    Wiley Post (pilot) waving from cockpit
    Harold Gatty (navigator) getting out of plane
    Post and Gatty surrounded by press and police trying to hold crowd back
    Car, carrying aviators, slowly along through crowd

    SLATE

    DAY
    Mae Quinlan Post (Wiley Post's mother) speaking SOT
    - no finer birthday present than news of Wiley safely landing

    SLATE

    High Angle shots of procession (for Post and Gatty) along street through ticker-tape welcome
    Post and Gatty along in open top car
    Background: Aviators, Wiley Post and Harold Gatty, return to heroes welcome in New York after record-breaking 16,500 mile flight, circling the world by plane in nine days. Proudest of all. the mother of pilot Post, who kept lonely vigil during son's perilous flight. Later, the conquering heries drive "in state" as New York greets them in typical fashion.
    B/W footage

    Personalities / Aviation / ticker-tape parade / United States of America / Ceremonies / Local Government

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3D9BVTN86SWWA6WMH5BMR7BOG
    Media URN:
    VLVA3D9BVTN86SWWA6WMH5BMR7BOG
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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