• Short Summary

    Turbojet airliner Bristol Britannia flies to South Africa in record time.

  • Description

    Bristol.

    GV. Bristol Britannia. Angle shot, nose of Britannia. CU. Dr. A. E. Russell, chief designer. LV. Britannia being wheeled onto runway. CU. Propellor turning. Front view, Britannia, all engines running. CU. Name "Britannia" on side of plane. SV. Pan, Britannia taxiing past camera. CU. Man, pan to Dr Russell. SV. Pan, Britannia taking off. Britannia is the turbojet airliner flying to South Africa (from Bristol to Johannesburg) in record time.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Library)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    513.03
    Media URN:
    30569
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:04:18:00
    Canister:
    55/22

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