• Short Summary

    Video Roll Title: Lindberg flies 2,000 miles to Mexico:140ft
    Aeroplanes: Lindbergh Braves weather in hop to Mexico.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION
    Lindbergh braves stormy weather on 2,000 mile non-stop hop to Mexico. (Intr) Intrepid pilot starts goodwill flight from a soggy field.
    U.S.A.

    GV aircraft, the "Spirit of St. Louis" wheeled out from hangar
    LS aircraft being pushed along aerodrome followed by crowd of people
    SV men pushing plane along ground

    TITLE:
    Lindy surveys the Spirit of St. Louis with Major Harvey S. Burwell, commandant of Bolling Field.

    MV Lindbergh talking to Burwell and other officers
    SV aircraft pushed along, tail first

    TITLE:
    The renowned "nus" is refuelled for the long trip
    SV, GV men pouring fuel into aircraft
    TITLE:
    In his aviation suit ready to ...rest new honours out of the sky.

    SV Lindbergh opens doors of aircraft
    CU Charles Lindbergh in helmet

    TITLE:
    Major Burwell wishes him God speed.

    SV Burwell shakes hands with Lindbergh standing outside aircraft
    TITLE:
    A hazardous takeoff!

    LS "Spirit of St. Louis" takes off over muddy field. It seems a long time before it rises

    TITLE:
    Through the mist towards Rio de Grande!

    LS aircraft in flight
    GV aircraft in flight
    Background: Video Roll Title: Lindberg flies 2,000 miles to Mexico:140ft
    Aeroplanes: Lindbergh Braves weather in hop to Mexico.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABWIL34SFO1NA8XFMKWOCO06V
    Media URN:
    VLVABWIL34SFO1NA8XFMKWOCO06V
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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