• Short Summary

    Sir Alan Cobham's departs from Rochester in his flying boat at the beginning of his attempt to circumnavigate Africa by aeroplane.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Cobham sets out. Sir Alan and Lady Cobham, with Gaumont cameraman aboard, start from Rochester on 20,000 mile survey of African continent

    ENGLAND: Kent: Rochester:
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    Lady Cobham presented with bouquet of flowers by girl then posing with Sir Alan Cobham (Aviator)
    Cobhams travelling in motor boat to flying boat
    Flying boat taking off
    Flying boat in flight then flying over Houses of Parliament
    People waving from bridge
    Background: Sir Alan Cobham's departs from Rochester in his flying boat at the beginning of his attempt to circumnavigate Africa by aeroplane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABXSCQBHXBVMLFFOC8K7JQ9634
    Media URN:
    VLVABXSCQBHXBVMLFFOC8K7JQ9634
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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