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  • Short Summary

    Enthusiasts launch their model gliders and aeroplanes in a large park in London.

  • Description

    A large open park in London (possibly Hyde Park).

    Full titles read: "GLIDER "FEVER" - Hundreds of enthusiastic amateurs try out their handiwork - Longest flight 4 minutes. shortest one fifth of a second!

    Good group shot enthusiasts standing with their model gliders that come in all different shapes and sizes. L/S of enthusiasts throwing their gliders into the air, some come back to the ground almost immediately while others impressively take to the air !

    L/S of man using hand held drill to wind up the propeller of his model aeroplane (it must work on a rubber band mechanism).M/S of group of people standing around watching a man who appears to be using a hand pump to blow air into his model plane.

    L/S of the man starting the mechanism, the propeller starts to whiz round, the plane moves along the ground and takes to the air.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:20:00 / 01:02:15:00
    G 928

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