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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald opens a new air service.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Speke - NEW AIR SERVICE - daily between Glasgow-Belfast-Liverpool & London - "backbone" of network of airways soon to cover all Britain - opened by the Prime Minister."

    Speke, Lancashire.

    People walking towards the plane at the airfield. Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald delivers a speech in front of the plane - a bottle of Champagne is hanging on a rope behind him. He finishes his speech, enters the plane and the plane flies off.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    779.27
    Media URN:
    8608
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1934
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:56:00 / 01:46:16:00
    Canister:
    34/29

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