• Short Summary

    Princess tours BOAC Avro Tudor 1 aeroplane

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Princess Christens New British Plane

    ENGLAND: London: Heathrow:
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    AEROPLANES R.A.F. Princess Elizabeth christening an Avro Tudor 1 at London Airport

    PRINCESS ELIZABETH Christens new flagship of the Transatlantic Air Fleet accompanied by Lord Knollys. Receives spray of flowers from 8 year-old Joan Hedges, daughter of an employee. Princess makes a speech and pours champagne on the nose of the plane - at London airport

    HEATH ROW AIRPORT (LONDON AIRPORT) Princess Elizabeth christens new flag-ship of Transatlantic Fleet. Makes speech - accompanied by Lord Knollys

    LORD KNOLLYS Accompanies Princess Elizabeth at christening of BAOC flag-ship at London Airport

    LORD KNOLLYS, Edward George William Tyrwhitt Knollys, 2nd Viscount Knollys (1895-1966)

    Queen Elizabeth II; Royalty; Aviation; Ceremonies - Launchings

    British Overseas Airways Corporation, speech, airport, "Elizabeth of England," Lincoln bomber, pressuried, trans-Atlantic
    Background: Princess tours BOAC Avro Tudor 1 aeroplane

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5BZB00F9QYY4JLX153NIIQAGN
    Media URN:
    VLVA5BZB00F9QYY4JLX153NIIQAGN
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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