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  • Short Summary

    Shots of London's Heathrow Airport - mainly concentrating on the traffic and roads.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - Colour material.

    Heathrow Airport, London.

    VS from side of road (now called M40) showing road sign to Heathrow Airport (on the A408). Various shots of traffic travelling along the road. Pan with cars as they take the Heathrow turning. More shots further down the slip road towards the Heathrow roundabout / traffic island. Top shot from bridge of cars approaching airport. VS of airport buildings and of a British Airways Tristar jet on runway. Lots of planes in background. MS of sign on road bridge saying 'Welcome To Heathrow Airport'. Traffic streams under bridge. Shots of Air India Jumbo jet on runway. More shots of sign. Pan with British Airways jet airliner as it takes off.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:40:00 / 01:28:25:00
    UN 4675 G

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A clapperboard at 00:38 tells us that this footage was shot for the Thames TV programme "Thames at Six". This programme didn't begin until 1977, enabling a reduction of the clip's current date range.

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