• Short Summary

    London's new hoverbus inaugurated on the Thames.

  • Description

    River Thames, London.

    GV. The new Denny D2 Hoverbus coming down the Thames in London. SV. Man stops on the bridge and watches. CU. Man puts spectacles on. LV. The hovercraft coming towards camera. CU. Sir Alan Herbert. SV. Interior, Lord Brabazon tries the controls of the hovercraft. CU. Pan, the control panel. SV. Engineer looking at engines. CU. Engines. GV. Hovercraft pulling away from quay. LV. Interior, passengers seated. CU. & LV. Couple looking out of window. LV. Hovercraft comes towards camera. GV. Hovercraft, as it goes under bridge. LV. As it goes under the bridge and comes out looking up at Big Ben. GV. The hovercraft going away from camera.

    Note: Voiceover states that a new £1 per ride hoverbus line regularly operates between Tower Bridge and Westminster.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1766.11
    Media URN:
    50764
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:05:00 / 01:24:57:00
    Canister:
    63/54

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