Details
FOOTAGE number
BFF623003
Title
Wind in the Wires
Date
1972 AD (C20th AD)
Description
35mm cinema short on the history of aviation/flight narrated by James Mason. This highly successful film was widely distributed across UK cinemas in 1972, and was voted Top Documentary of the Year. Contains very rare footage of Wright Brothers together, very rare air-to-air footage of all vintage aircraft still flying in 1972 - now grounded. Impossible to film again.
Photo credit
© Buff Film & Video Library / Bridgeman Images
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Intervals
Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds] Online Purchase
Footage 720 × 576 px 4,295 MB 37202
Copyright
Out of copyright

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