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  • Short Summary

    The presentation of an aircraft to South Africa by the Lady Mayoress of Birmingham.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Birmingham - The Lady Mayoress - christens City of Birmingham's gift aeroplane to South Africa"

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    MS. R.F.C. (RFC - Royal Flying Corps.) Officers, Mayoress of Birmingham, and others on dais. MS. Presentation of RFC flag. MS Lady Mayoress screwing nameplate onto fuselage of a large aircraft. CU Men holding flag. VS. of mayoress and other dignitaries walking around aerodrome. VS. Lady Mayoress and Dignitaries on dais during speeches. VS. of aircraft being pushed onto runway and taxiing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    200.23
    Media URN:
    25258
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1919
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:11:00 / 01:38:02:00
    Canister:
    G 615

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