Fox Movietone News Story 3-738
Aviation: Balloon race--outtakes.
Scenes from the Gordon Bennett Cup long-distance gas balloon race. Men speak in French about the race. Various scenes of hydrogen filled balloons ready for takeoff, with voiceover narration. Two men discuss ballooning in Spanish. Alan Ramsay Hawley and Augustus Post speak about past races and history of the competition. An unidentified man speaks on the future of lighter-than-air flight. Two unidentified United States Navy officers speak about navigation during the race. Belgian contestant speaks about race. Two unidentified men, potentially the contestants from Denmark, speak about the race.
Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett.
Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race.
Gordon Bennett Cup Race.
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Hawley, Alan Ramsay, 1869-1938.
United States. Navy--Officers.
Post, Augustus, 1873-1952.
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Filmed on September 28, 1929.
Fox Movietone News (Production unit). Carl Larsen (Camera operator). Aviation Unit 1 (Production unit). H. Tice (Sound).
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
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