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A documentary featuring archival footage of aviation starring Australian aviator Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and adapted from his book of the same name. The film examines the ... See full summary »
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Maurice Guillaux ...
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Lawrence Hargrave
William Ewart Hart ...
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Keith Smith ...
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Patrick Gordon Taylor ...
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Charles Thomas Phillipe Ulm ...
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A documentary featuring archival footage of aviation starring Australian aviator Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and adapted from his book of the same name. The film examines the history of aviation from 1894 to 1934 and features "Smithy's" flights aboard his little Fokker F.VIIb/3m trimotor monoplane known as the 'Southern Cross'. Written by Jamie Skinner

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10 August 1934 (Australia)  »

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The Old Bus with Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith  »

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One of three 1934 Australian films about aviation and aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. The others were Splendid Fellows (1934) and Secret of the Skies (1934). See more »

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