Latest Type Bomber Christened 1938

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Titles read: "LATEST TYPE BOMBER CHRISTENED".

Radlett Aerodrome.

Inside an aircraft hangar we see Viscountess Hampden christening a new bomber 'Hampden' (natural sound). She stands on a platform and smashes a bottle against the front of the unveiled plane; crowds of men in the hangar...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
21700
Sort Number:
38/051
Time in/Out:
01:37:49:00 / 01:38:47:00
Canister:
38/51
Film ID:
1658.28
Issue Date:
27/06/1938

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  • The event took place on 24 June 1938.

    jamied 10th Mar 2012
  • The location for this event was Radlett Aerodrome.

    Details of the event, including attendees, can be found here.....

    www.flightglobal.com/pdfarch
    ive/view/1938/1938 - 1879.html

    jamied 14th May 2012
  • Thanks!

    British Pathé 22nd Jun 2012

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