• Short Summary

    Pilots Richard Evelyn Byrd and Clarence Duncan Chamberlin, on the heels of respective records in distance flight - the first trans-Atlantic mail plane, are honoured with a ticker-tape parade down New York City's streets on their return from Berlin.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATON: Thrilling Ovation for Byrd and Chamberlin As Heroes Return to New York

    USA: New York:
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    AIR VIEW / AERIAL Large ship 'Leviathan' with flotilla of smaller ships beside

    SLATE: Honours begin as the great liner Leviathan steams up the harbour

    Pilots Richard Evelyn Byrd and Clarence Duncan Chamberlin disembark ship with Lieutenant George O. Noville, Bertrand Acosta, Bernt Balchen

    SLATE: Heroes all - Commander Byrd with Acosta, Noville, Balchen and Chamberlin

    Byrd, Chamberlin, Noville, Acosta and Balchen pose for photo opportunity

    SLATE: The busy metropolis pays its enthusiastic tribute to he five valiant aviators

    Pilots get into cars on quayside

    SLATE Ticker tape and confetti sparkle in a splendid shower of admiration

    Convoy of cars, carrying pilots, along through tickertape parade
    Lining up in front of building

    SLATE: The city is proud to welcome such outstanding heroes declares Mayor Walker

    Byrd being awarded medal

    SLATE: Commander Byrd modest and fearless explorer of the air

    Cmdr Byrd making speech at microphone (unheard)

    SLATE: Clarence Chamberlin holder of world's distance record

    Clarence Chamberlin making speech at microphone

    transatlantic mail, Berlin, aerials, Leviathan, Acosta, Noville, Balchen, skyscrapers, Mayor Walker, flying, aviation
    Background: Pilots Richard Evelyn Byrd and Clarence Duncan Chamberlin, on the heels of respective records in distance flight - the first trans-Atlantic mail plane, are honoured with a ticker-tape parade down New York City's streets on their return from Berlin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABF6XP5METVYISQ7W1QYUE9VIW
    Media URN:
    VLVABF6XP5METVYISQ7W1QYUE9VIW
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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