• Short Summary

    Imperial Airways passenger seaplane on test flight from Southampton to New Zealand.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Southampton".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    "Centaurus" (Empire flying boat) leaves for flight to New Zealand. Various shots of Imperial Airways flying passenger boat (aka seaplane) taking off from sea at Southampton harbour. This is just the test flight but it is hoped in future passengers will use the plane. It will take 10 days to make journey from Britain to New Zealand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    945.18
    Media URN:
    16117
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:57:00 / 01:15:11:00
    Canister:
    37/97

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