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  • Short Summary

    A new airport is opened in Tahiti to enable jets to land on new route from Paris.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Two GVs. of the coral lagoon of Papeete, capital of Tahiti. General view of the new airfield which has been built for the opening of a new air route linking France to Tahiti.

    Spacing.

    GV of crowds at the airport for the opening ceremony. MS State Minister Lecourt arriving for the ceremony. VS Locals of Tahiti playing drums. Various shots, Tahitian girls in grass skirts dancing.

    (Dupe Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 15/05/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3032.06
    Media URN:
    86418
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:02:00 / 01:20:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 3494 C

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