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  • Short Summary

    Lord Mayor of London and other dignitaries leave on a flying visit to Morecambe.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Aeroplane becomes Lord Mayor's 'Coach' of the skies - for the first time! History made as the City Fathers, & the priceless regalia, leave by air to open Morecambe's new Town Hall."

    London.

    Various Mayors - probably including Lord Mayor of London, Sir Percy Greenaway - stand with other civic dignitaries next to plane on airfield. With them are men holding the ceremonial mace and other regalia. They appear to be speaking to several microphones.

    Cut to longer shot of the same.

    Back to closer shot.

    The various dignitaries board the plane to Morecambe.

    The Imperial Airways biplane prepares for take off.

    Sound Track Missing

    N.B. Not sure what - if any - connection there is with the story of the same name in 32/46.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    659.41
    Media URN:
    4722
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:00:00 / 01:49:34:00
    Canister:
    32/77

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