Prestwick Airport 1947

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    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Prestwick, Scotland.

    CU Wall map showing air routes from Prestwick to all parts of the world. MS Exterior view of the control tower. CU Men at work inside the control tower. CU Girl teleprinters at work. MS Mechanics overhauling a plane in a hangar. LS A general view of the aerodrome. MS Passengers booking in at the counter. MS A large airliner just landing and passengers alighting. VS A plane taking off.

    (Cuts from 47/4)

    Cataloguer's Note: The shots are all mixed around but feature all aspects of the work at the airport. - MD

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    63889
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2152.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:49:00 / 01:27:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 1682 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1682 B
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    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
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    Airport Development
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