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    No titles. Rolls Royce gift to 892 Phantom Squadron.

    Yeovilton, Somerset.

    Ground to air shot of four Phantom aircraft flying over in formation. Various shots of a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow, priced £7,500, being driven onto tarmac by Dr DJ Pepper, Director of Rolls Royce, and handed over to the Squadron 892. C/U of radiator of Rolls. M/S of line of pilots. C/U of badge on the boiler suit of one of the pilots. M/S of Mr Pepper and Squadron Leader Brian Davis, CO of the Squadron, standing beside Rolls Royce. Davis was winner of Daily Mail transatlantic Air Race.

    Davis gets into the Rolls and drives it over the tarmac. Several shots of 1922 Rolls Royce being driven onto tarmac. It belongs to Lieutenant Allen Hickling, co-pilot of Davis' race-winning plane. A man (Hickling?) gets out of the car. C/Us of details on the old car. Two men in boiler suits take a pennant off the old Rolls and put it on the new one.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    57440
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2225.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:32:00 / 01:38:24:00
    Canister:
    69/73
    Sort Number:
    69/073
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Science & Technology War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Rolls Royce RR docu Rolls Royce
  • Stills

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

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