For many of those flying fools who had survived the 1920s, the 1934 London to Melbourne Air Race was a last attempt at gold and glory. With personal and national honour at stake the diehards, the dreamers, the fit and foolish put their names and their lives on the line. On a grey October London morning, the most famous aviators of the day thunder east into the lightening sky to race to Australia, half a world away. Starring BARRY BOSTWICK and HELEN SLATER.

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