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    London, England & Paris, France.

    Evening Standard Westland Sikorsky S-51 helicopter on Festival site. CU Ced Baynes with camera. CU customs man stamping Baynes papers. CU pilot Allan Green climbing aboard helicopter. SCU Baynes boarding helicopter. CU Baynes holding up camera as 'copter' takes off. LV helicopter taking off. LV from helicopter - County Hall, Thames and Houses of Parliament. Air view: St. Paul's and City. AV Waterloo Bridge. AV helicopter pilot looking down at Tower Bridge. AV Thames and Pool of London. CU helicopter's instrument board. AV electronic train on its way to the coast. AV approaching Hastings coast. Crossing coast line and over channel. CU helicopter pilot looking down at channel pan over to sea. AV ship in the channel. AV French coast line. AV passing over Le Treport. CU pilot studying map. AV Paris - Eiffel Tower in distance. CU pilot looking down as he flies up the Seine. AV flying up the Seine. AV Paris. AV another scene over Paris. LV helicopter approaching landing area the Invalides. SV helicopter descending. LV helicopter descending and landing in the Place des Invalides.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene B.)

    Note: Selected originals exist for this story - see in file.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:16:00 / 01:23:18:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration
    Paris GVs History of the Helicopter 1950s London Aerials
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The helicopter is a Westland Sikorsky S-51, Reg. No. G-ANAL.

    The helicopter lands in the Place des Invalides.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for this.

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