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  • Short Summary

    Leeds presents Battle plane to India - Lord Desborough, Lord Islington take part in ceremony.

  • Description

    'Leeds presents Battle plane to India - Lord Desborough; Lord Islington take part in ceremony'.

    MS as cloth covered bottle is struck with hammer as aeroplane is christened. MS group of people standing outside next to aeroplane. CU as British Army officer makes a short speech. One of the peers; a dignified elderly man; makes a speech; pan across crowd with Union Jacks.

    The officer presents a box to a lady in a flowered hat; possibly the wife of the Governor. CU aeroplane from behind; as it moves forwards; a man under the wing runs and holds onto it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1866.11
    Media URN:
    71794
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:16:00 / 01:13:18:00
    Canister:
    ON 045 G

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