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Jules Verne's Prophecy Realised Aka Jules Verne's Prophely (1925)

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Uploaded by Media Archive on 11/19/2016
The Gloucester Napier number 3 seaplane is tested before entering the Schneider Cup. Item title reads - Jules Verne's prophecy realised? The Gloucester Napier number 3 - one of Britain's entries for Schneider Cup - does over 4 miles a minute in final tests before being sent to America, (USA, U.S.A.) Felixstowe, Suffolk. M/S as the pilot climbs into the Gloucester Napier number 3 seaplane. L/S as it is pushed down a ramp onto the sea and speeds off across the top. Various shots as it taxis then takes off. Various shots as it flies along. Intertitle - At Calshot - the Super Marine Napier number 4 is also "a miracle of speed." L/S as the Super Marine Napier number 4 is wheeled along the ground. M/S of it in the water. M/S as the propellor starts up, L/S as it glides over the water. Intertitle - 'All good wishes go with the intrepid pilots - Captain Biard and Captain Broad.' M/S of one of the young pilots as he puts his flying hat on. C/U of his smiling face. M/S as the propellor of the se

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