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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 46/55 - Minister of Supply John Wilmott takes test flight in new Tudor II airliner.

    Various shots of Mr Wilmott inspecting factory. The Minister gets inside a plane. Aerial shots during test flight showing clouds and wings of plane. View from window as we take off in the plane. Inside plane Wilmott tries on oxygen mask, then sits at table discussing with another man and looking at paperwork. He signs something. Wilmott looks out of the window, looking quite jovial.

    Various shots of factory showing Tudor Planes in the making.

    Wilmott descends plane after landing and poses on steps with others. More good shots inside factory. Wilmott walks round with entourage and chats to men at work.

    Tudor plane taking off.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:22:00 / 01:24:20:00
    UN 1515 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1515 A
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    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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