• Short Summary

    Inauguration of flying boat service in South Africa.

  • Description

    Title reads: "South Africa's New Air Service".

    Vaaldam, South Africa.

    Inauguration of new British Airways service between South Africa and Portuguese East Africa.

    Various shots of Sunderland civil flying boat (seaplane) flying over crowds standing on banks of river. C/U of unidentified Government Ministers watching the plane's flight. L/S of seaplane, named "Castor", landing on a lake. M/S of group of men crouching on jetty, trying to avoid heavy rain. M/S of boat steaming up to plane. Various C/Us of aeroplane as it floats on lake.

    Note: this item has also been transferred on *PM1111*, film id 1111.08.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1101.23
    Media URN:
    38438
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:04:00 / 01:33:48:00
    Canister:
    41/17

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