• Short Summary

    Stratocruiser of American Overseas Airline offers free flight to those with initials A.O.A.

  • Description

    STRATOCRUISER

    Location unclear.

    American Overseas Airline's 'Stratocruiser' plane at the airport. The company offered free flight to all those whose initials are - A.O.A. Only one person qualified, Mr Arthur Oswald Ashby (sp?). Several shots of Mr Ashby entering plane, taking his seat and being greeted by the air hostess. Several shots of the plane getting ready for takeoff. People at the airport looking on as the plane rises. Various shots of the inside of the luxury plane - there are two decks and passengers are quite comfortable. They are offered drinks, girls are seen refreshing their make up, men seated comfortably in the salon etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1269.17
    Media URN:
    34307
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:05:00 / 01:25:43:00
    Canister:
    NP 264

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