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  • Short Summary

    A Viking aeroplane is first civil aircraft handed over to Germany. Southend airport, Essex.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Handing over first civil aircraft to Germany. Southend Airport. Essex.

    LS of Viking aeroplane. CU of company name written on side 'Aero Express'. CU's fin and rudder. CU name 'Star of Bavaria'. LS Viking.

    Various shots at luncheon, including Mr Keegan (Managing director of BKS), Mr Cuming (Purchasing Manager BEA) and Mr O'Neil (Pilot of Aero Express). CU Mr Tiefenthaler accepting drink. MS luncheon table.

    MS Mr Tiefenthaler and Cuming handing over ship's papers, pan up to crest. Various shots of the party leaving terminal building. MS's Mr O'Neil shaking hands with Cuming and boarding.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2814.14
    Media URN:
    82334
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:57:00 / 01:39:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 2796 B

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