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    STRATOCRUISER

    Location unclear.

    American Overseas Airline's 'Stratocruiser' plane at the airport. The company offered free flight to all those whose initials are - A.O.A. Only one person qualified, Mr Arthur Oswald Ashby (sp?). Several shots of Mr Ashby entering plane, taking his seat and being greeted by the air hostess. Several shots of the plane getting ready for takeoff. People at the airport looking on as the plane rises. Various shots of the inside of the luxury plane - there are two decks and passengers are quite comfortable. They are offered drinks, girls are seen refreshing their make up, men seated comfortably in the salon etc.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34307
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1269.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:05:00 / 01:25:43:00
    Canister:
    NP 264
    Sort Number:
    NP 264
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Air Travel
  • Stills

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

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