• Short Summary

    Boys and men look at model engines and planes at the Model Engineering Exhibition.

  • Description

    London.

    At the Model Engineering Exhibition we see various shots of a boy crafting a model engine wheel on a lathe and fixing it to a large model steam engine.

    General view of the exhibition. People look at models on stands. Two men look at the model engine. C/U of driving cab of engine. Several other model engines are seen, labelled 'The Lion', 'USA' and 'Great Western'.

    Several shots of model aeroplanes including the KLM Airliner 'The Flying Dutchman', the BOAC Comet, 'Swift', American plane 'Thunderbolt' and Hawker Hunter. The latter is set up for a test flight inside a cage. A man strikes a match and puts it to the rear of the model; the jet is lit and the plane goes round and round the cage. C/U of meter registering miles per hour of jet speed. It slowly comes to rest.

    Notes and brochure on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1353.24
    Media URN:
    44563
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:52:00 / 01:48:58:00
    Canister:
    NP 526

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