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Rescued in Mid-air
Rescued in Mid-air

Rescued in Mid-air 1906


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Rescued in Mid-air 1906

8 mins United Kingdom

This lively sci-fi 'trick' film sees a woman (or, more accurately, a man in drag) blown skywards following a road accident to become stranded on a church spire. But all may not be lost, as an elderly, eccentric inventor is called upon to rescue her. With the aid of his bizarre flying-machine (a boat with flapping wings and propellers attached to its underside), can the inventor save the day? Digitisation supported by The Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation


Science Fiction Trick film


Airships Motor cars


Tomorrow's World




United Kingdom



Production company

Clarendon Film Company

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