• Short Summary

    America grieves for valiant aviator Floyd Bennett who piloted Richard E. Byrd on hs attempt?

  • Description

    USA:

    SLATE INFORMATION: AMERICA GRIEVES FOR VALIANT FLOYD BENNETT: Airman who succumbed to pneumonia is shown with Commander Byrd (left)

    INTERTITLE: Floyd Bennett and Bernt Balchen - they hopped off together to rescue the Bremen crew in Labrador

    Bennett and Balchen talking

    INTERTITLE: Colonel Charles Lindbergh returns from his flight to Quebec ... in a brave but fruitless effort to save the aviator's life
    Mitchel Field, LINY

    Biplane landing in Quebec field / Crowd gathering by bi-plane. Lindberg gets out of cockpit

    INTERTITLE: He is shocked to learn that his friend has passed away

    Lindbergh talking / Lindbergh posing for photos / Close up of Lindbergh in aviators hat and goggles
    Background: America grieves for valiant aviator Floyd Bennett who piloted Richard E. Byrd on hs attempt to reach the North Pole in 1926. Pictures of Charles Lindbergh.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8L24PLHN1A040W61NWLO6TLMD
    Media URN:
    VLVA8L24PLHN1A040W61NWLO6TLMD
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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