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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Comet Back With Atlantic Record" - 58/65.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Comet Back With Atlantic Record" 58/65.

    Mute material for newsreel story - some extra shots.

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    Angle shot of control tower. SV Interior shot of two men inside the control tower, one of them looks through binoculars. CU One of the men plotting a route on chart. LV Panning shot of the Comet IV jet airliner landing at Hatfield after its flight from New York which it did in 6 hours 16 mins. LV Comet plane taxing round. LV Head on shot of same. SV Comet taxing by. SV Nose of the Comet IV. LV Members of the crew and others descending steps from the Comet. LV John "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham posing beside the airliner with other members of the crew and officials who went on the flight. GV Press and others gathered round the airliner. LV John Cunningham and Mr Frederick Greatorex a Rolls Royce engine expert looking at the silencers fitted to the Comet IV engines. CU John Cunningham and Greatorex standing beside the Comet IV.

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    Film ID:
    1549.05
    Media URN:
    49708
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:33:00 / 01:08:42:00
    Canister:
    58/65 I (Selected Originals)

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