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    London Airport.

    SV. Comet III taxiing in at London Airport after all-round the world flight - its record flight from Montreal. CU. Nose of Comet III. LV. Group Captain John Cat-Eye Cunningham stepping out of Comet and being greeted by Sir Miles Thomas. SV. Pan, Group Captain Cunningham walking down steps from Comet, pan back to co-pilot Peter Bugge and Sir Miles Thomas. LV. Press and crowds round aircraft. SV. Cunningham, Peter Bugge and Sir Miles Thomas. LV. Press surrounding Cunningham, who is walking away from Comet. SV. Pan, Cunningham with officials walking away from Comet. SV. Interior, Cunningham being interviewed. SV. Group Captain Cunningham speaks (live sound): "Well, gentlemen, we've just arrived back having at long last completed our round the world flight... " CU. Cunningham speaking: " ...reliability ease and maintenance of this aircraft and engine has been outstanding." Angle shot, statue of Alcock and Brown. GV. Comet on aerodrome with statue of Alcock & Brown in foreground.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene E.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31588
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    559.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:12:00 / 01:52:04:00
    Canister:
    56/1
    Sort Number:
    56/001
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Comet Planes
  • Stills

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

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