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  • Short Summary

    The Governor of Cyprus, Sir John Harding, expecting general security and the bombed wreckage of a Hermes plane on the runway of Nicosia's civil airport.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Nicosia, Cyprus

    Various shots of Field Marshal Sir John Harding, Governor of Cyprus, with the Air Commodore, other RAF (Royal Air Force) and airport officers inspecting security on the tarmac at Nicosia's civil airport. (4 shots). MS Armed soldier on aerodrome. MS Harding and his party inspecting. LS A wrecked Hermes plane destroyed by a bomb on the runway. Various shots of Harding holding a discussion beside the wrecked plane, including close-up of mangled fuselage and torn off engine. (10 shots). LS Sign on airport building reads: "Nicosia Cyprus".

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 23/03/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2540.04
    Media URN:
    68331
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:01:00 / 01:08:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 2824 A

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