• Short Summary

    Lord and Lady Halifax christen the new Handley Page Halifax heavy bomber.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Hull, Hell and Halifax.

    Handley Page factory at Radlett.

    M/S of Lord and Lady Halifax standing outside aircraft hangar. M/S of the Handley Page Halifax heavy bomber Lord Halifax makes short speech at launching. Lady Halifax then says a few words and smashes the champagne on nose of the aircraft. It taxis out of the hangar onto the airfield then takes off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1129.20
    Media URN:
    39292
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1941
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:40:00 / 01:37:14:00
    Canister:
    41/75

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The christening ceremony took part on 12 September 1941.

    The location is the Handley Page factory at Radlett.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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