Air Liner 1949

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Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

Title reads: "Constitution: Biggest Airliner Hops Continent". American voiceovered newsreel material.

Alameda, California, United States of America (USA). 92 ton air plane is demonstrated.

LS Lockheed Constitution...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
59896
Sort Number:
UNSO 051 D
Time in/Out:
01:35:57:00 / 01:37:05:00
Canister:
UNSO Reel 051 D
Film ID:
1526.32
Issue Date:

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