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Theatrical movie debut of Alan Wheatley (Borelli).
The great interest displayed by the spectators was not so much due to the historical importance of the flight as to the roaring fire kindled immediately under the flimsy and very flammable balloon, which gave the adventure a suicidal aspect. The ...
When Chavez is shown flying across the Alps, his departure and arrival points are the same. The same view of the Alps is visible in the background.
The version shown on Turner Classic Movies is obviously an updated one, as it includes footage of the Hindenburg disaster of 1937.