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Blackpool Aviation Meeting 1910 Pathe - Aviators.

 Blackpool Aviation Meeting 1910 Pathe - Aviators.

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  Blackpool Aviation Meeting 1910 Pathe - Aviators.

"Lancashire aero club's successful aviation meeting. A. V. Roe of Manchester. The plucky aviator who uses a triplane of his own design and construction".

Produced by Pathe, 1910.
Duration: 1 minutes 23 seconds.

Squires Gate, Blackpool, Lancashire.

Scenes include:

  • Aviator A. V. Roe from Manchester seated in triplane - looks like quite a primitive machine.
  • Intertitle reads: "... Tetard on his biplane". 
    Close up of Tetard seated on biplane, facing camera.
  • Intertitle reads: " ... Chavez who broke the world's record for altitude in his Bleriot Monoplane".
    Close up of Chavez in plane.
  • Intertitle reads: "... Drexel, who won the second prize for duration".
    Drexel in plane.
  • Intertitle reads: " ... Jones (Robert Lorraine the actor) whose daring flight was a sensation of the meeting".
    Shot looking up from ground at Robert Lorraine seated in aeroplane.
  • Intertitle reads: " ... Grace, and his mascot Towzer who never leaves his master and seems to enjoy the back draught of the propeller".
  • Side view aviator Grace in his aeroplane. Close up of Grace's dog on ground beside aeroplane.




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