This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Prince Philip visits the home of the air car ferry to France and flies to Le Touquet.

  • Description

    Ferryfield Airport, Lydd, Kent.

    SV. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, alights from his plane. He is greeted by Air-Commodore Powell, Managing Director, and Mr.Makie, Chairman of Silver City Airways. SV.Aircraft taxiing in towards camera. SV.The Duke with Powell and Makie standing in front of aircraft watching what is going on and having things explained to him. SV.The plane that taxied in previously having the car ramps put in front of it and the nose is opening. SV Aircraft workmen standing just inside hangar watching. SV.Car going up ramp into aircraft (believed Jaguar). SCU. Stewardess looking on. SCU.Sports car going up ramp into aircraft. SV.The Duke with two men after having been round the hangars, goes towards the plane in which he will fly. SCU. Ground staff type waving. SCU.Duke steps up onto ramp and walks up into aircraft with Captain of plane. SV.From bottom of the ramp, Duke standing in plane watching them prepare to take away ramp. SV.The Duke and two of the crew and two civilians still standing in plane watching the ramp being taken away. CU.Side view of the nose of the plane closing.


  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:51:00 / 01:40:40:00
    UN 2829 E

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment