• Short Summary

    The 10th anniversary of the first channel crossing by Hovercraft.

  • Description

    Hovercraft anniversary. Ramsgate, Kent.

    SV Hoverloyd Swift departing from Ramsgate. SV As the hovercraft goes out to sea. SV Interior passengers. CU the inventor Sir Christopher Cockerell. SV Pilot. GV shot through window as hovercraft goes by in opposite direction. GV Cars on board hovercraft. SV Ditto. SV Pilot. SV Of water as hovercraft nears Calais. GV Hovercraft moves up beach at Calais. CU Gendarmes watching. GV People disembarking. GV Cockerell unveiling commemorative plaque. SV Cockerell and another man standing in front of plaque. CU Cockerell, pan to plaque. GV Hovercraft Seaspeed at Boulogne, France with cars being driven on. GV Crowd walking towards Seaspeed. LV People boarding. AS French and British flag. CU Cockerell on board Seaspeed. SV Taken through window as Seaspeed moves off. LV Seaspeed moves off in water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2221.13
    Media URN:
    57366
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:29:00 / 01:27:41:00
    Canister:
    69/62

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