• Short Summary

    Pan American Airway Clipper 'Flying Boats' evade Allied Blockade on flights to Germany.

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    USA: New York:
    Gen. view of Clipper Flying boat at anchor near pier.
    Semi view of mail being unloaded from Pan. American Trucks.
    Cu. view of Mail Bags.
    Gen. view of mail being loaded onto clipper from pier
    Shot from clipper taxiing away showing front of plane with U.S. flag painted on side.
    Gen. view pan. of Clipper flying past in air - passes mast of ship in foreground.

    Gen. view map of Europe showing route taken by clipper flying boats in dotted lines..Lisbon - Gibraltar - Rome - Germany & to other countries.
    Gen. view of 86th Street New York.
    Cu. notice at shipping office 'Food Packets to Germany' .. Orders taken here.
    Gen. view intr. of people at shipping office counter.
    Cu. man at counter of shipping office.
    Cu. view of woman at counter of shipping office filling in forms.
    Gen. view of S.S. "Manhattan" heading out for sea at Sunset, New York Harbour in background.

    ENGLAND: Gibraltar:
    American Liner S.S. "Manhattan" searched at Gibraltar by Brit. Naval officers
    Semi view of passengers aboard S.S. Manhattan looking over side showing Rock of Gibraltar in background.
    Semi view of Capt. of Manhattan looking thru field glasses towards shore.

    Semi top view from "Manhattan" of 2 British Patrol boats coming alongside.

    Semi view of British Officers aboard Manhattan looking thru Ships' Papers.
    Gen. view of Brit. sailors on deck of Manhattan carrying mailbags and dumping them near chute.
    Cu. view of Brit. Sailors putting mailbags on chute.
    Gen. view chute over side of Manhattan - mail drops into British Patrol Boat.
    Gen. top view of British Trawler at sea.

    View on deck of Manhattan showing Passenger, U.S. Flag on stern & Rock of Gibraltar in distance.

    World War 2 (World War II, Second World War, WWII); Clipper boats
    Background: Pan American Airway Clipper 'Flying Boats' evade Allied Blockade on flights to Germany.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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