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