• Short Summary

    The Comet IV Jet airliner is taken for a test flight by 'Cat's Eyes' Cunningham.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hatfield. The Comet Reborn".

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire / Greater London.

    Air to air shot, De Havilland Comet IV in flight.

    GV Comet IV jet airliner on aerodrome at Hatfield.

    SV Members of Press taking pictures of John "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham with co-pilot, Pat Fillingham and three members of crew. CU "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham with Pat Fillingham.

    GV Comet IV showing new Rolls Royce noise suppression nozzles fitted into jets.

    SV Cunningham waves as he walks up steps into Comet. CU Name "Comet" on plane. GV Towards and pan to BV Comet IV taking off.

    SV Comet IV flying over airfield. GV Air to air Comet IV flying over clouds. SV Comet IV taxing in on tarmac.

    SV Nose of Comet pan to Cunningham coming down steps and he shakes hands with Sir Geoffrey De Havilland. CU. "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham smiling. GV. Air to air Comet IV in flight.

    (Neg. & F.G.)

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1529.06
    Media URN:
    49401
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:30:00 / 01:19:46:00
    Canister:
    58/35

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