• Short Summary

    Plane service that transports tourists and their cars between England and France.

  • Description

    Lympne Airport, Kent.

    L/S of car driving into airport. C/U of men leaving car. L/S of people boarding a Bristol Type 170 freighter plane. L/S of car being driven onto hold of Silver City plane. C/U of man signalling car aboard. L/S of car going inside plane. C/U of passengers entering plane. C/U of aeroplane door being closed on car. C/U of man boarding plane. M/S of propellor starting. C/U of plane starting. Low angled shot of plane taking off. C/U of passengers inside plane. C/U of propellor of plane. C/U of passengers inside plane panning to car. M/S of car. Aerial view of sea.

    Le Touquet, France.

    M/S of plane on ground at airport, the doors are being opened. M/S of passengers leaving plane. L/S of car being unloaded. C/U of pilot. Various shots of plane leaving airport.

    Point of view shot from interior of car driving along street. C/U of driver of car. M/S from interior of car driving along street. L/S of car pulling up and passengers leaving car. C/U of owners of car looking at postcards on stand outside shop.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.18
    Media URN:
    34163
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1948
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:01:00 / 01:30:18:00
    Canister:
    NP 214

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft seen is a Bristol Type 170 freighter, Reg. No. G-AGVC.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. We've added this to the description.

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