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1903 - 1938, Aviation, USA: Wright Brothers Flights & Honors Pt. 1 of 2

Reel Number: 220640-11

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1900s,1920s,1930s,1908,1927,1938

Country: France,USA

Location: Dayton, Ohio,Kitty Hawk, NOrth carolina,Washington, DC

TC Begins: 20:19:49

TC Ends: 20:25:43

Duration: 00:05:54

1903 - 1938, Aviation, USA: Wright Brothers Flights & Honors Pt. 1 of 2 Intertitle: “A feature of the two-day event was the presentation to the Wright Brothers...Governor Harmon...” Still photo Orville Wright & Governor Harmon at base of large grandstand w/ spectators. 20:20:13 Intertitle: “The history of the Wright Bothers...dedication of Wright Field at Dayton. Mr. Wright raises the flag, to be the permanent home of the Materiel Division.” Wright in rain pulling rope raising the flag as military & civil leaders at attention. Firing cannon salutes during the ceremony. 20:20:59 Intertitle: “Col. E.A. Deeds was chairman of dedication... L to R Orville Wright, Gen. Gilmore & Col. Deeds.” 20:21:18 Intertitle: “Following this, the delegates went to Washington, DC to attend the conference...” Crowd boarding Col. Deeds's aircraft, "The King Bird". Taxiing resembles the Fort Stoudt(?) C-3 aircraft. 20:21:40 Intertitle: “The Delegates in Washington.” Standing in front of large building in Washington. 20:21:59 Intertitle: “Orville Wright in whose honor the conference is being held.” CU w/ delegates behind. 20:22:31 Pathe News title: “Dedicate Memorial to Wright Brothers, Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina”. 02Mar27 LS looking down from Kill Devil Hill showing throngs of spectators walking up along the hill. 20:22:46 Intertitle: “Gov, Maclean greets Orville Wright.” Shake hands & pose. LS of hill past arriving cars & people. MLS Orville Wright unveiling the memorial plaque & coop of pigeons released as crowd stands around, military & civilian. Orville Wright standing next to memorial plaque. CU Inscription on plaque. 20:23:22 People coming down sandy hill. 20:23:25 Intertitle: “35th Anniversary of first flight...observed on 17Dec1938 in the NCR auditorium under the auspices of the Aviation Committee of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce.” Photograph of interior from stage looking at auditorium, all seats occupied. 20:23:48 Intertitle: “At this event...L. to R. Col. Deeds, Orville Wright, Henry Ford, & Charles F. Kettering.” Sitting on stage. CS still photograph of Orville & Wilbur Wright. 20:24:17 Kinogram title: “The Pioneer Flights of the Wright Plane. ...given by Wright at Le Mans, France 20 ago...” Horse pulling Wright brothers' plane out across field. Military & civilian VIPs stand showing high officials in French government. 20:24:41 Wilbur Wright putting wheel under wing. Men turn plane for launching; Wilbur inspects catapult rail, plane pushed onto launching rail. Spectators. Men pulling rope raising heavy weight; dropping & plane launched. Continued... 1900s; 1920s; 1930s; Inventors; Inventions; Pioneers; Honors; Military; Aircraft; Newsreels; NOTE: 220640-11 & 220640-12 (20:19:49 - 20:30:37) sold as one reel if requested.

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