• Short Summary

    B.O.A.C. takes delivery of the first of their new fleet of 15 Bristol turboprop airliners.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    SV. Nose of 'Bristol Britannia 100' aircraft (title super over). GV. Pan with plane on tarmac. GV. Plane coming towards camera. CU. Three drivers looking. SCU. Plane taxiing past camera. CU. Name of plane "Bristol Britannia". SCU. Crew leaving plane. SV. Plane and people inspecting it. CU. Name on plane "Bristol Britannia". CU. Three stewardesses. CU. Front of fuselage of plane. GV. From top, plane being pushed into hangar. TS. People walking in hangar. GV. Hangar, people listening to speech by Sir Reginald Verdon Smith. CU. & CU. Sir Verdon Smith, Chairman of the Bristol Aeroplane Company, handing logbooks to Sir Miles Thomas, the B.O.A.C. Chairman. GV. People round plane and hangar. CU. Back shot, two mechanics at control and panel boards. Interior of plane and a man walking down the gangway. GV. Hangar with plane in background.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    561.06
    Media URN:
    31629
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:50:00 / 01:07:02:00
    Canister:
    56/2

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