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  • Short Summary

    Lady Beatrice Ormsby-Gore christens new seaplane, 'The Pelican'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "For the Sudan Air Route. Lady Beatrice Ormsby-Gore christens new Seaplane 'The Pelican'."

    Rochester, Kent.

    M/S of crowds surrounding grounded aeroplane (with 'Pelican' written on side), a man climbs into cockpit. L/S of seaplane moving from beach into water. Top shot of Lady Beatrice on narrow jetty, protruding over one of grounded plane's skis. She bends down and smashes a bottle of champagne over the bottle. L/S of seaplane taking off from River Medway. L/S of plane in flight. L/S of plane landing on river. L/S plane floating on river.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:26:29. Panning shot of crowds sitting on quayside watching plane's launch. Otherwise, shots same or similar to those in edited part of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    656.10
    Media URN:
    26431
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:41:00 / 01:30:08:00
    Canister:
    G 1347

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