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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Frank Hansen ...
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Lawrence Hargrave
William Ewart Hart ...
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Harry Lyon ...
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Keith Smith ...
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Patrick Gordon Taylor ...
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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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1.33 : 1
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Producer-director Jack Percival Junior flew with aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith to New Zealand twice for the production of this film. See more »

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