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    Material relating to newsreel story "By 'Comet' To Johannesburg" - 52/33

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "By 'Comet' To Johannesburg" 52/33.

    Material used for Newsreel Story - extra material.

    View of King Victor Emmanuel's memorial in Rome, Italy. Horse buggies lined up along kerb, pan up to Dome of the Church. View of Roman remains near Dome of the Church. Various shots of the Colosseum.

    View from window of B.O.A.C. (BOAC British Overseas Airways Corporation) Comet jet landing. Aerial views of country. Views of pilot and co-pilot in cabin.

    Aerial views of clouds. Views of pilot and co-pilot in cabin. Aerial views over jungle landscape. Plane comes in to land at Entebbe, Uganda airfield. Local men refuel plane.

    Local Ugandan women walk along path. Various shots of termite hills. Ugandan men carry baskets on heads as they walk along beach. Two white men inspect ant hills / termite colonies. Various shots of plane on airfield at Entebbe,

    Men on plane eat airline food. Stewardess serves tea or coffee. More shots of people eating on plane.

    Views from plane window - aerials over Victoria Falls. (scratched)

    Engineer inspects engine by climbing into jet intake. More checks carried out on plane.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:46:00 / 01:13:53:00
    52/33 C (Selected Originals)

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