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The Australian Flight - 1919

UK, 1969 (MIFF 1970, Programme 1)

Director: Ted Clisby

On November 12, 1919, Ross and Keith Smith prepared to leave Hounslow, England, in a Vickers Vimy plane and Fly 11,000 miles to Darwin ....

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