• Short Summary

    The Comet airliner returns home after record breaking trans-Atlantic flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hatfield. Comet Back With Atlantic Record".

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire

    GV Pan De Havilland Comet IV jet airliner coming down onto the runway at Hatfield.

    LV Panning shot as Comet comes towards and passes into back view down runway.

    GV Elevated shot of Comet taxing round. descending steps from Comet and Shaking hands with officials.

    LV Rest of the crew descending the steps.

    CU John 'Cats eyes' Cunningham.

    GV Officials standing around the Comet.

    LV John Cunningham and Frederick Greatorex of Rolls Royce, the designer of the silencer units standing looking at jet exhausts.

    SV Press photographers.

    CU John Cunningham talking to Mr. Greatorex.

    (Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1549.03
    Media URN:
    49706
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:00:00 / 01:02:50:00
    Canister:
    58/65

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