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  • Short Summary

    The Lord Mayor makes his first flight in a Moth aeroplane at Newcastle Aero Club.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Newcastle Aero Club which already owns 2 "Moth" 'planes - inaugurated by Lord Mayor who made and enjoyed his first flight. Cramlington, Northumberland.

    M/S of the aeroplane, a wire is wrapped around the propellors, the Lord Mayor and his lady pull the cords on it. M/S of people walking around and looking at the aeroplanes. M/S of a man turning the propellor to start the aeroplane. The Lord Mayor is helped in. M/S from behind as it taxis along.

    M/S of the Lord Mayor waving, a man hands something to his lady. M/S of them chatting. M/S of the mayor in the cockpit, M/S of the pilot stood by it, M/S of the Lord Mayor again, L/S of aeroplanes and people. M/S of the propellor spinning, M/S of the Lord Mayor getting in.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:29:43 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:34:00 / 01:30:36:00
    G 1245

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