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    Material relating to newsreel story ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 HOURS! - 59/28.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 HOURS! - 59/28.

    Extra footage not used in newsreel story.

    Various shots of Britannia airliner at London Airport starting engines, taxiing out and taking off. Travel shot from inside Britannia as it races down the runway. Various angle shots of Britannia flying overhead. View of the engines from Britannia window.

    Interior shot of passengers inside Britannia having meal. Various shots of captain and co-pilot on the Britannia flight deck during night flight. They are looking at radar equipment and also navigational chart. Various shots of stewards preparing meals in the Britannia galley and serving passengers.

    Travel shot from inside Britannia as it comes down to land at Idlewild Airport, New York. Britannia on tarmac at San Francisco airport. Passengers and crew disembarking. Britannia taking off from San Francisco. Britannia landing at and taking off from Wake Island.

    Britannia being towed past Comet IV at Tokyo Airport. Various shots of Comet IV at Tokyo. Standing in front of the airliner are three Japanese ladies in traditional dress talking to English traveller. Comet taxiing in at Hong Kong airport. Passengers and Chinese stewardess (tight dress) disembarking. Comet at Colombo airport.

    Comet on the tarmac at Karachi airport. Various shots of donkey cart being driven past the parked Comet at Karachi and also Indian stewardess disembarking and talking to English stewardess. Travel shot from inside Comet as it takes off from Karachi. Various shots of crew at controls on the flight deck of the Comet IV during flight. Comet landing on foreign airfield.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:33:00 / 01:19:43:00
    59/28 E (Selected Originals)

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