• Short Summary

    Croydon Aerodrome was the scene of a great welcome to "Dare Devil" Webster and his companions.

    (Background information - 1927 Schneider Cup held over the Solent.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Schneider Cup Winners Home

    ENGLAND: Croydon:
    GROUND TO AIR shots of planes flying in formation in sky: plane lands and crowds rush up to it; crew leave plane:

    SLATE: Sir Philip Sassoon (Air Ministry) greeted them officially.

    Sir Philip Sassoon posing with airmen: men waving goodbye: car leaving:
    Background: Croydon Aerodrome was the scene of a great welcome to "Dare Devil" Webster and his companions.

    (Background information - 1927 Schneider Cup held over the Solent. Won by
    Flt Lt Sidney Webster of Great Britain and the Royal Air Force in a Supermarine seaplane with a 860hp Napier engine at a speed of 281.68 mph.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA68OSLVY1SREN4LNST2US2PIDV
    Media URN:
    VLVA68OSLVY1SREN4LNST2US2PIDV
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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