• Short Summary

    USA: World-famous American aviators Will Rogers and Wiley Post lost their lives when they crashed at Point Barrow, Alaska on August 15, 1935
    United States of America; Disasters and Accidents; Personalities - Performers; Personalities - Aviation; Camera Effects; Will Rogers (1879-1935), Wiley Post ( - 1935)
    World-famous Americans Will Rogers and Wiley Post die in Alaskan air-crash

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: ROGERS AND POST KILLED (DISSOLVE TO) World-famous Americans, Will Rogers and Wiley Post, die in Alaskan air-crash.

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    Gen. front view of sea-plane in shed. Semi cu. of Rogers & Post standing beside plane talking. Semi cu. of Rogers. Long back view of cameramen taking pictures of seaplane. CU. of Post standing by plane. Cu. pan. of Post getting into cockpit of plane. CU. of Rogers climbing onto wing of plane, semi view of Rogers into seaplane, propeller starts and plane moves off. Long view of Seaplane towards on water. Long view of plane over camera in air. Long view pan. of plane in air

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes Rogers and Post preparing to take off on flight to Alaska and mentions that after they had refuelled their plane it mis-fired when 50 feet above the ground...Playing of heavy music in background
    Background: USA: World-famous American aviators Will Rogers and Wiley Post lost their lives when they crashed at Point Barrow, Alaska on August 15, 1935
    United States of America; Disasters and Accidents; Personalities - Performers; Personalities - Aviation; Camera Effects; Will Rogers (1879-1935), Wiley Post ( - 1935)
    World-famous Americans Will Rogers and Wiley Post die in Alaskan air-crash

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6ROURZE75BAKLSDFQI1287H9E
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ROURZE75BAKLSDFQI1287H9E
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1935
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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