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FOOTAGE number
BFF623003
Title
Wind in the Wires
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.
Date
1972 (C20th)
Credit
© Buff Film & Video Library / Bridgeman Images
Aspect ratio
4:3
Duration
1202.9s
Frame rate
25 fps
Dimensions
703 x 576
Keywords
  • 20th century
  • 35 mm
  • 35mm
  • aboriginal
  • aerobatics
  • aeroplane
  • aeroplanes
  • air
  • aircraft
  • aircrafts
  • airplane
  • airplanes
  • arthur whitten brown
  • attempt
  • attempts
  • audio
  • australia
  • aviation
  • aviator
  • aviators
  • avro 504
  • baron von richtofen
  • battle plane
  • battle planes
  • beach
  • beaches
  • bee
  • bees
  • bi-plane
  • bi-planes
  • biplane
  • biplanes
  • bird
  • bird man
  • birdman
  • birds
  • black and white
  • blackburn
  • bleriot
  • bomber
  • bombers
  • brave
  • bravery
  • breaking
  • bristol biplane
  • british
  • brook
  • brooklands
  • brooks
  • bucolic
  • butterflies
  • butterfly
  • bw
  • c20
  • c20th
  • cinema
  • cinemas
  • clip
  • close up
  • close ups
  • coast
  • coffin
  • coffins
  • color
  • colour
  • commentary
  • costume
  • countryside
  • cow
  • cows
  • crash
  • crashes
  • crashing
  • cu
  • death
  • design
  • designs
  • development
  • documentaries
  • documentary
  • early attempts to fly
  • early flight
  • eiffel tower
  • england
  • english
  • english channel
  • event
  • events
  • falling
  • famous
  • farnborough
  • field
  • fields
  • fighter
  • fighters
  • film
  • films
  • first flight
  • first world war
  • flag
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  • flowing
  • flying
  • flying machine
  • flying machines
  • footage
  • france
  • frank cody
  • franz reichelt
  • full length
  • funeral
  • funerals
  • funny
  • goggles
  • great britain
  • great war
  • hero
  • heros
  • historic
  • historical
  • history
  • history of aviation
  • horizon
  • horizons
  • humorous
  • indigenous
  • insect
  • insects
  • intrepid
  • invention
  • inventions
  • inventor
  • inventors
  • james mason
  • john alcock
  • john edwards
  • jump to death
  • jumping off
  • laffins plain
  • landing
  • landings
  • looping
  • louis bleriot
  • machine
  • machines
  • male
  • man
  • meadow
  • men
  • military
  • monoplane
  • monoplanes
  • moustache
  • moustaches
  • mustache
  • mustaches
  • narrated
  • narration
  • narrator
  • narrators
  • nature
  • ocean
  • oceans
  • old fashioned
  • orville wright
  • parachute
  • paris
  • people
  • pilot
  • pilots
  • pioneer
  • pioneers
  • plan
  • plane
  • planes
  • plans
  • pov
  • progress
  • propeller
  • propellers
  • prototype
  • prototypes
  • quirky
  • raf
  • rare
  • river
  • rivers
  • roof
  • rooftop
  • ross keith smith
  • rural
  • sea
  • seagull
  • seagulls
  • seascape
  • seascapes
  • short
  • sketch
  • sketches
  • sky
  • soldier
  • soldiers
  • sopwith
  • sound
  • spinning
  • stampe
  • strange
  • stream
  • streams
  • sunset
  • sunsets
  • take off
  • take-off
  • taking off
  • television
  • the red baron
  • trans-atlantic
  • transport
  • travel
  • tree
  • trees
  • tribe
  • tribes
  • turn of the century
  • tv
  • twentieth century
  • twirling
  • uk
  • united kingdom
  • vickers vimy
  • video
  • vintage
  • vo
  • voice over
  • war
  • wars
  • water
  • waves
  • waving
  • wilbur wright
  • wooden
  • world war one
  • wright brothers
  • ww1
  • wwi
  • yellow
  • 1909
  • 1912
  • 1914
  • 1972

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