• Short Summary

    Good shots of construction and testing of the Armstrong Whitworth Apollo airliner.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hermes - Comet - Brabazon. And Now The Apollo!"

    Bagington, Near Rugby, Warwickshire. (Voiceover says Coventry)

    SV The Armstrong Whitworth Apollo (Gas Turbine Airliner) being towed from hangar.

    CU Wing passes camera revealing tail unit.

    MV Back view of aircraft at end of runway.

    CU Nose of aircraft showing name.

    GV Apollo under construction.

    SV Gas turbine propellor unit.

    LV Men working on aircraft.

    SV Undercarriage leg being lowered.

    SV Men working in cockpit.

    SV Model of airliner, Man opens wide revealing seating accommodation. CU Interior of model. SV Top view model. Man closes side.

    SV Air to air shot of Apollo in flight. MV Apollo in flight. SV Three-quarter front view Apollo in flight. SV Side view Apollo in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1423.33
    Media URN:
    46403
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:28:00 / 01:53:45:00
    Canister:
    49/77

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