• Short Summary

    Colour item showing official debut of Concorde supersonic jet plane at Toulouse.

  • Description

    This is a colour item.

    No title. Official debut of Concorde supersonic jet plane at Toulouse, France.

    L/S aircraft hangar housing Concorde. M/S crowds and gendarmes. C/U French policeman. Interior shots of hangar showing Concorde. Exterior shot of hangar doors opening. Interior shot of hangar doors opening. Crowds. Concorde in hangar. L/S gigantic Union Jack flag. M/S British Minister of Technology Anthony Wdgewood Benn (Tony Benn) with his French counterpart Jean Chamont preparing to cut tape across hangar door. M/S press photographers. They cut the tape.

    L/S Concorde. Chamont shakes hands with air hostess Marne Davis who is wearing astronaut's helmet. Tony Benn is seen shaking hands with airline representatives. L/S Concorde moving out of hangar. Various VIPs walk over to look at Concorde. The two ministers walk under Concorde. Elevated shot Concorde with crowds around it. L/S Concorde tail. C/U Benn. Angle shot Concorde's tail pan to engines. C/U ditto. C/U Benn smiling. L/S gangway up to Concorde's nose. L/S French test pilot Andre Turcat and his British counterpart Brian Trubshaw standing in front of Concorde. C/U the two pilots. C/U Turcat. Elevated shot Concorde.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2035.27
    Media URN:
    56317
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:34:00 / 01:41:39:00
    Canister:
    67/100

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