Air Travel 1950-1959

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    CU sign on coach - Paris - London via Beauvais & Lympne. VS of passengers getting off East Kent coach (group includes several Asian travellers). VS of coach pulling up outside building to be greeted by stewardesses. VS of plane taking off from small airfield. CU of plane - a symbol on the side suggests flights from Britain to France. The plane's engines are started. VS of passengers boarding plane. MS of luggage being loaded. The plane belongs to Skyways of London. More shots of passengers. More shots of coach arriving with passengers.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    92747
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3419.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:20:00 / 01:41:55:00
    Canister:
    PSC 44 B
    Sort Number:
    PSC 44 B
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  • Currently dated 1950-59 this footage almost certainly dates from 1955, when Skyways inaugurated their Lympne to Beauvais air service.

    "VS of passengers boarding plane" - it's a Douglas C-47 Dakota, Reg. No. G-AMSM.

    The location for this footage is Lympne airport.

    jamied 30th Mar 2014

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