• Short Summary

    Neville Duke wins the world's speed record in his Hawker Hunter, flying at 727 m.p.h.

  • Description

    Tangmere Airfield Sussex, England

    CU. Neville Duke. SV. Duke seated in cockpit. CU. Man cleaning windscreen, pan to Duke. LV. People looking on, pan to Hunter being towed out for takeoff. SV. Hunter being towed out for takeoff. CU. Man looking on. LV. Pan, Hunter taking off. LV. Smoke float and ship off coast. LV. Timing tower. LV. Pan, Hunter making first run on the course between Rustington and Kingston Gorse (R. to L.). SV. Crowd watching. LV. Hunter making second run (L. to R.). Live sound. CU. Two men looking on. SV. Hunter taxiing in at Tangmere. SCU. Duke waving from cockpit. SV. Cameramen. SV. Duke climbs out of cockpit and is congratulated by Anderson. SCU. Duke and Anderson. LV. Crowd around Hunter. SCU. Duke and wife, & CU.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene L.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    114.46
    Media URN:
    28786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:23:00 / 01:55:03:00
    Canister:
    53/69

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