Sound Barrier 1953

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Feltham, London.

M/S of aircraft engine revving. In a residential road a woman comes to her upstairs window and looks out before closing it.

At London Airport three scientists talk and make notes. Two more are seen with microphone, telephone and radio equipment. They are a mile from...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
44150
Sort Number:
NP 466
Time in/Out:
01:30:43:00 / 01:32:17:00
Canister:
NP 466
Film ID:
1337.20
Issue Date:
17/08/1953

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