This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    American World Fliers set off from Yorkshire on the last leg of their World Tour.

  • Description

    Brough, Nr. Hull, Yorkshire.

    Title: "GOOD LUCK GO WITH YOU! U.S. World Fliers leave for the last 8,000 mile stage for home".

    M/S of a row of American pilots standing in a line with their arms linked.

    M/S of an aeroplane taking off in water, several mechanics wade into the water to help push the plane on its way. M/S of another plane taking off on water - its landing wheels have been replaced with ski-type floats. Panning shot of a stationary biplane floating on the water, several dinghies are attached to the floating plane by rope. Long panning shot of an aeroplane taking off from the water.

    M/S of an aeroplane being towed out of an aircraft hangar by a gang of mechanics pulling ropes. Various shots of the aeroplane being manoeuvred by the gang of mechanics down a wooden slope into the water.

    More panning shots of dinghies attached by ropes to an aeroplane floating on the water. Panning L/S of an aeroplane taking off. More shots of a line of pilots with linked arms.

    Note: the last section of this item consists of cuts from the original story. AH 2000.

    Note: for more stories about the American World Fliers please refer to records for AMERICAN WORLD FLIGHT - G 1071, DO IT YOURSELF - G 1106, US WORLD FLIERS HERE - G 1104, AMERICAN WORLD FLIERS - G 1103. AH 2000.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:43:00 / 01:19:25:00
    G 1108

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment