• Short Summary

    Prince Albert, Duke of York and the Duchess of York arrive at an unidentified airfield.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Location unknown.

    Planes fly overhead.

    A passenger biplane comes in to land.

    The de Havilland DH.86 Express plane - named 'Draco' is seen taxiing and pulls up in front of a group of people. Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) gets out followed by the Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother). Various shots of the Royal party being greeted. The Duke and Duchess are escorted to car which drives away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    470.10
    Media URN:
    57859
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:33:00 / 01:34:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 58 C

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The plane is a de Havilland DH.86 Express, Reg. No. G-ADCM, named "Draco".

    The craft was destroyed in a crash in 1935, somewhat narrowing down the clip's current date range.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks - very helpful. Anyone know where this was filmed?

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