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China Clipper : Pan Am's conquest of the Pacific

Author: CAV Video Productions.
Publisher: Burlingame, CA : C A V Video Productions, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary contains rare footage of Pan Ams' epic ten-year, 10,000-mile conquest of the Pacific. In 1929, the first Clipper was christened by Mrs. Herbert Hoover, assisted by Pan Am founder Juan Trippe; Igor Sikorsky and Charles Lindbergh played integral roles in desiging the Sikorsky S-42, the first trans-Pacific plane. Witness the construction and flight of the first China Clipper, the beautiful Martin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Lou Henry Hoover; Charles A Lindbergh; Igor Ivan Sikorsky; Lou Henry Hoover; Charles A Lindbergh; Igor Ivan Sikorsky
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: CAV Video Productions.
OCLC Number: 61850145
Notes: Originally released on videotape in 2000?
Credits: Written by Alexandra Nicole and Donald J. McGee ; produced by Pamela Ann May.
Performer(s): Narration, John Madri.
Description: 1 videodisc (59 min.) : sd., col. with b&w footage ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: CAV Video Productions presents a Donald Joseph McGee production.

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This documentary contains rare footage of Pan Ams' epic ten-year, 10,000-mile conquest of the Pacific. In 1929, the first Clipper was christened by Mrs. Herbert Hoover, assisted by Pan Am founder Juan Trippe; Igor Sikorsky and Charles Lindbergh played integral roles in desiging the Sikorsky S-42, the first trans-Pacific plane. Witness the construction and flight of the first China Clipper, the beautiful Martin M-130. The luxurious Boeing B-314 was the "Queen Mary" of planes, carrying celebrities and the wealthy to Hawaii, Guam, Manila, then Hong Kong.

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