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HNL 1157 : Conquest of the Pacific

Caption and opening titles √íProduced by Development and Migration Commission√ď. Map of route flown by Captain Charles Kingsford Smith, in monoplane Southern Cross along with Charles Ulm, Harry Lyon and Jim Warner from San Francisco to Brisbane. Graphics showing time taken for each hop. Plane lands at Eagle Farm aerodrome Brisbane. Excited crowds rush to welcome. Kingsford Smith with floral wreath around neck.
Access No. 122973 | 2 mins 31 secs | 1920s | Brisbane, Qld, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Charles Ulm, Captain Charles Kingsford Smith, Harry Lyon and Jim Warner given huge welcome on flight from San Francisco. In open cars with police keeping crowd control. Family group on verandah listening to radio reports on wireless. Mrs Ulm and Mr & Mrs Kingsford Smith Snr. welcome aviators in Sydney . Governor General Baron Stonehaven in welcome party. Kingsford Smith gives radio interview in front of old round microphone. Another shot of Kingsford Smith's parents.
Access No. 122974 | 4 mins 7 secs | 1920s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |