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  • Short Summary

    The "Victor" bomber displayed at the opening of the new De Havilland Erection Hall, opened by Reginald Maudling, Minister of Supply, at Radlett.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Radlett Aerodrome, Radlett, Hertfordshire

    LS Four "Victor" bombers in line inside new erection hall at De Havilland Aircraft Productions. Top shot of the four-jet, crescent-winged "Victor" bomber. LS Four Victors in new hall. LS "Herald" aircraft of Queensland Airlines taxiing in. LS Sir Handley Page leaves aircraft. MS Handley Page with Rt Hon. Reginald Maudling (Minister of Supply) on the airfield . LS Inside hall, high shot of crowd assembled, pan to Victor bomber. LS Rt Hon. R Maudling, opening Hall (26th March 1956). MS RAF / Royal Air Force men in the audience. MS Seated audience. LS Plaque covered by Union Jack, unveiled, pan to audience. CU Unveiled plaque. MS Dignitaries in audience. CU Model of Victor. LS Victor bomber taking off. MS Victor flying past at very low altitude.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 26/03/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2540.03
    Media URN:
    68330
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:32:00 / 01:06:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 2823 F

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