• Short Summary

    Australian industrialist Sir Macpherson Robertson offers ????10,000 prize for Britain to Australia air race - includes shots of pilots taking part in race.


    (shotlist created 2010)

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION - SET FOR MELBOURNE HOP - PILOTS READY FOR RACE TO AUSTRALIA

    Unknown location

    Industralist Sir Macpherson Robertson speaking

    "These aerial races should demonstrate very definately that close contact between Britain and Australia is possible within three days , thus rendering easier and more frequent commerical correspondence and a general accleration of business transactions"

    Map showing speed flight plan route and handicapped races between Britain and Australia

    Plane Advance Viking aircraft with pilot Nairy Dilley (USA)

    Miss Ruth Nicholls - once holder of woman's altitude speed record coast to coast (USA)

    Captain Neville Stack and Mr S. L.Turner (Britain) with airspeed AS8 Viceroy Plane in background
    Colonel J. C. Fitzmorris

    D.H 88 Comet aircraft

    C.W.A .Scott and Campbell Black (Britain)

    Amy Johnson (Mrs Mollison) and Jim Mollison
    Background: Australian industrialist Sir Macpherson Robertson offers ????10,000 prize for Britain to Australia air race - includes shots of pilots taking part in race.

    (shotlist created 2010)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA667VQVSDI88E5U7I68F6XSQ7T
    Media URN:
    VLVA667VQVSDI88E5U7I68F6XSQ7T
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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