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    1923 Aerial Derby at Croydon

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Aerial Derby

    ENGLAND: London: Croydon: Croydon Aerodrome:
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    Scenes at Croydon of this event, which was won for the 2nd year running by Mr. J.H. James.

    GV shots bi-planes taking off - identification G-EAVP no. 2 and G-EATS no 8.


    GV pan along parked vehicles and crowd standing by airfield.

    CU scoreboard - it lists pilots Hinkler, Carter, Raynham, Butler, Tait Cox, Perry, Stooken, Haig and James. On the top axis it spells out the route - Croydon, Brooklands Brentford, Epping...Croydon, Brooklands etc. Arrow of no. 3 plane is moved along board.

    GV bi-plane (6-EAVP (?) no 6?) flies low over airfield.

    MV pilot in plane.

    SV pilot (???) collecting cup from prizegiving table.

    GV pan along parked vehicles and crowd by airfield. (2 shots).

    SV pilot (J.H. James?) collecting cup from prizegiving table.

    SV J.H. James (?) by bi-plane (Mars 1. ?)

    SV J.H. James (?) being congratulated by woman.

    GV fellow carrying J.H. James? on their shoulders across the airfield.

    GV 'plane taken off.

    biplane, monoplane, aviation, race, contest, speed, Nieuport, Sopwith, Fokker, runway, takeoff, award, aviation, aeroplane, winner, 1920s,

    GV pilots pose by bi-planes on field.

    SV pilot in biplane on ground - identification GEAXZ no 9. LS 'plane drawsoff bumping over ground.

    LS plane in flight. bumping over ground.

    GV 'plane taxiing along ground - spectators looking on.

    SV James(?) by bi-plae, his hands in his pocket.

    GV group of pilots stand by bi-plane, the propeller going.

    LS bi-plane takes off.

    biplane, monoplane, aviation, race, contest, speed, Nieuport, Sopwith, Fokker, runway, takeoff, award, aviation, aeroplane, winner, 1920s, Roaring Twenties, the Twenties, sport plane
    Background: 1923 Aerial Derby at Croydon

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6JO7O2MSGD5RAW3GSWEEG8T8P
    Media URN:
    VLVA6JO7O2MSGD5RAW3GSWEEG8T8P
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1922
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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