• Short Summary

    A new hotel is opened at London Airport - very stylish for 1964.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London Airport. New Hotel Cuts Out All Noise".

    London Airport.

    SV Lady arriving at the entrance of the Hotel and porter carries her luggage from car. They both walk towards the electronic controlled sliding entrance doors. SV as the woman and porter walk through the electronic controlled glass sliding doors and reach the reception desk. SV Woman signing her name at the reception desk. GV Showing large panel with eleven clocks showing the time in various cities of the world. CU Clock with the time. CU Clock 11.40 Hong Kong. SV Girl in lift, porter closes lift door. SV Girl in single bedroom sits on bed and makes phone call. SV Girl sitting on bed talking into the phone. CU Girl places receiver back on phone and then switches on the control panel at the head of the bed for air conditioning, lighting, radio, television and background music without getting out of bed. CU Switching dials. SV Girl walks into her private bathroom. CU Hand pushes radio extension switch. SV Girl washing at hand basin. GV London Airport. LV BOAC plane taxiing in. LV Crowds at London Airport building. SV Americans disembarking from plane. GV of the new airport hotel. SV Pan, Mrs David Bruce wife of the American Ambassador stepping on to dais for the opening ceremony. LV Helicopter landing in the forecourt of the hotel with "Miss Easter" Susan Parnell 20 years old. SV Selected audience watching from under awning. SV Miss Easter waving from copter. GV Audience under awning watching. CU Harry Secombe in audience. SV Charles Forte presenting a gift of jewellery to Mrs Bruce. LV The entrance of the Airport Hotel. GV The very large reception hall. SV Man buying newspaper at desk. CU Man. CU Woman having her hair dried in the hair dressing salon. GV People round the bar. SV Showing the long bar. GV Chefs at work behind the buffet table. CU Fruit salad on plate with strawberries from South Africa. Travel shot, CU along buffet table showing many dishes of luscious food. GV The restaurant, diners eating. SV A group of businessmen seated round table with waiter pouring out champagne.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:45:00 / 01:07:10:00

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