• Short Summary

    The Super VC 10 gets a reprieve and is shown flying to Nigeria.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "VC 10 In The Clear".

    London Airport - Weybridge, Surrey - Kano, Nigeria.

    GV Super VC 10 jet airliner taxiing slowly along runway. GV Elevated Airport building. London Airport. GV Int. passengers in Airport building. LV ditto. GV Ext. VC-10 and Boeing 707 on tarmac. LV VC10 CU Royal Mail and VC 10 on side of plane. LV Along fuselage showing portholes and engines. CU Two of the engines. SV Pan passengers going up steps into VC 10. CU ditto.

    GV Pan. Int. VC 10's under construction at Vickers Weybridge factory. SV Men at work on plane. GV Int. factory. LV Ext. Queue of cars leaving factory. LV Employees leaving on bikes. GV BOAC (British Overseas Airways Company) building at London Airport. CU BOAC Sign. GV Boeing 707 on tarmac. CU BOAC sign on 707. GV 707 plane. CU BOAC and 707 on plane. GV 707 coming into land.

    SV Air Minster Julian Amery and the French Representative looking at model of the Concord. CU Amery signs. CU The Agreement. SV Amery shakes hands with French rep.

    GV Ext. VC 10 takes off from London Airport. SV CU Int. Pilots in cockpit of VC 10 Air to air shot of VC 10 in flight. LV Int Hostess serving lunch. CU Pan She puts lunch on table. CU Hostess. SV As she serves passenger with lunch. General Air view of Kano. GV Mosque and Kano. LV Emir's bodyguard lined up. CU One of the bodyguards. LV The Emir in procession on horseback. CU Pan the Emir. LV Procession goes away from camera. Ground to air shot of the VC 10 flying overhead. LV Pan tribesmen on horseback arrive at airport to greet plane. LV Two tribesmen on camels blowing horns. CU Horns. CU One of the warriors. GV As the tribesmen blowing horns in foreground as the VC 10 lands pan to BV. SV Group of tribesmen. CU Tribesman pan to his dagger. GV Tribesmen on horseback walk past VC 10. (Orig.Neg. & Library)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:02:00 / 01:29:44:00

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