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  • Short Summary

    A new British 20 seater aeroplane is tested out in Croydon.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Pullman of the skies. Successful trials of all-British Vickers Rolls-Royce 20 seater "Vanguard" marks world's greatest progress in civil aviation. Croydon.

    M/S profile of the aeroplane. M/S as it taxis along the ground, various shots from different angles. It lifts into the air, L/S aerial view as it flies along.

    Intertitle - 'Lunch is ready, sir!' M/S as a man serves tea to the passengers inside. M/S aerial view of the aeroplane again.

    Intertitle - 'compare with Continental service 'plane of today.' M/S of the two aeroplanes flying side by side, the Continental aeroplane is much smaller. M/S as the Vanguard hovers above the ground then comes into land.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    428.23
    Media URN:
    19916
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:39:00 / 01:50:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1237

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