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ISBN 13: 9781585850167

China Clipper [VHS]

9781585850167: China Clipper [VHS]
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This award winning, monumantal documentary is the compelling story of Pan American Airways conquest of the Pacific. It contains stunning and never before seen archival footage of Pan American Airways epoch ten year, ten thousand mile conquest of the Pacific Ocean. The story begins in 1929, with the first plane to be christened a Pan American Clipper. You'll see Charles Lindbergh play an intergral role in designing the Sikorsky S-42. You'll witness the construction of island bases on Wake, Midway and Guam. Next see the beautiful China Clipper on it's historic flight accross the Pacific. The Boeing M-314 enabled Pan Am to conquer the Pacific and make the necessary profit to keep the route to the Orient open to the flying public. As part of this great adventure, you'll see spectacular aviation footage of the Siskorsky S-40, S-42, Martin M-130, VS-44A and the Boeing B-314. All these planes made aviation history and contributed immeasurably to tramsoceanic flig! ht.

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Director: This documemtary took ten years in the making due the the trmendous difficulty in finding archival footage that clearly demonstrated the effort of individuals and each airplane envolved. It was thrill to see it come to completion and relize the tremendous effort and sacrifice these men made. This was know easy challenge. It took lots of hard work and determination on the part of Pan Am and its people. We feel we were able to present this unbelievable effort and aviation milestone in this program.


The Communicator Awards is national award for outstanding work,evaluated by industry professionals. -- The Communicator Awards--January 3, 2001

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