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  • Description

    Title reads: "Saucer and Science Hit Headlines".

    Cowes, Isle of Wight.

    Elevated shot of the Hovercraft on show to press at its base at Cowes. C/U test pilot, Commander Peter Lamb, seated in the control cabin operating controls for the demonstration flight. C/U control tabs moving. L/S hovercraft with engine running, it lifts off the ground. C/U inventor C.S. Cockerell looking on. L/S Hovercraft travelling towards camera. C/U Richard Stanton-Jones, chief designer, looking on with Mr. H. Winkworth, Works Director of Saunders Roe (boat design company?). L/S Hovercraft turning slowly. G/V people lined along water's edge watching the Hovercraft demonstrated over the sea.
    L/S Hovercraft travelling forward across the water. C/U spectators watching. G/V Hovercraft passing "Queen Mary" ocean liner.

    Note: this is first part of story, for second part see record for film id 1585.21.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51046
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1585.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:16:00 / 01:46:14:00
    Canister:
    59/48
    Sort Number:
    59/048
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    hovercraft flying scotsman Buckingham Palace Hovercraft First Run
  • Stills

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

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