• Short Summary

    Film about the under use of Prestwick's international airport.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Prestwick Mystery".

    Prestwick, Scotland. Scotsmen are bewildered because Prestwick aerodrome, the best equipped air terminus in the country, is not being used to full advantage.

    LS Prestwick airport, as seen from the road.

    CU a map showing various air routes to Prestwick.

    CU a plane landing and passengers alighting.

    LS A general view of the office showing passengers credentials being checked. A woman is shown handing over currency - possibly a Bureaux De Change.

    MS of mechanics working on plane in aircraft hanger.

    LS of radio masts at airport.

    MS Girl teleprinter operators at work in the office and men plotting.

    MS the Scottish Air advisory committee checking points for themselves.

    MS an exterior view of the air traffic control tower.

    MS a plane leaving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1171.20
    Media URN:
    40429
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:33:00 / 01:55:12:00
    Canister:
    47/4 (Scottish Special)

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