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    Battle planes christened. New Foundland, Canada.

    World War One; aviation; ceremonies -- christenings to be exact. CU side view of several people giving speeches; some local official types; RAF officers and an older lady; speaking; with Union Jacks These people next to an aeroplane; getting ready to christen it -- they open bottle of champagne; etc.; and the lady stands pouring it down front of propeller. Man says a few words. CU pilot sitting in cockpit. A reprise of old lady pouring champagne. Front view of aeroplane.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    72352
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1884.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:31:00 / 01:03:55:00
    Canister:
    ON 064 C
    Sort Number:
    ON 064 C
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Canada in WW1
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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