• Short Summary

    New giant plane presented at Filton & Miniature models at London Engineering show.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MIDGET AND MONSTER".

    Model Engineering Exhibition at Horticultural Hall, Westminster, London.
    Small boy looking at model engines. Close up shot of a woman wearing hat and glasses, pan to model engine. Hand showing miniature marine turbine engine. Close up shot of elderly man looking through pince-nez. Close up shot of model of Austin car. People looking at models of sailing ships. Close up shot of model sailing ship. Angle shot, model aeroplanes hanging up on show. Close up shot of a man looking up smoking pipe. Model aeroplane. Close up shot of another model aeroplane.

    Filton, Gloucestershire.
    Brabazon airliner in front of hangar. Pan along the plane showing its length. Angle shot, pan down huge hangar doors, pan to airliner on tarmac. Back view showing giant tail. Side view of plane with men standing on wing. Close up shot of the nose of plane. Men making fuel calibration tests. Mechanics fixing pipe under wing, pan to pumping house. Shot inside pumping house - man at controls. Close up shot of draining petrol out of tank. Airliner in front of hangar.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1436.04
    Media URN:
    46818
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:31:00 / 01:06:44:00
    Canister:
    48/68

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