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    London airport prepares for the jumbo jet aircraft - Colour.

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    This item is shot in colour.


    Various top shots of a large building site with material piled up and streets and buildings around. Closer shots of the material piled up on the site. Various shots of the roads, hotels, petrol stations and car rental service around Heathrow airport in London - Excelsior Hotel, Hertz, Avis, etc. Various travelling shots from a car driving through streets of London, past BEA offices. Various travelling shots of the car leaving central London and heading for the airport. Various shots of the building site with tall cranes at work on a large building. More travelling shots of the cars and the hotels around the airport. LS. Plane landing, it is Boeing 747 (jumbo jet). Various shots of the crowd gathered around the plane on a rainy day, Concorde in background. More shots of the crowd looking at the plane. Cut back to the building site with people working on a large building - expansion of the airport and new hotels to accommodate the new giant plane service. Several shots of the models of planes on display on stands. Cut back to the building site with people and machinery at work. Model of a hotel on display.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:13:00 / 01:25:59:00
    UN 4471 A

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